The PEDIGREE of
Phylum Nanoarchaeota (ultra-small symbiotes)

     (phylum with only 1 known species and no close relatives)

 "Child(ren)":       Genus Nanoarchaeum (thermophilic archaeote)
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/-- Earth of Eoarchean Era (Archean Eon)   +====> [ 37]
/-- Non-reproducing Precursor Organism
/-- Earliest life (Based on AEG -based nucleic acid chains)
| or: polyamide nucleic acid
| or: glycol nucleic acid or: threose nucleic acid
/  \-- Montmorillonite-based Vesicles
/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
/-- Glycobacteria
/-- Eurybacteria
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Actinobacteria
/-- Class Actinobacteridae
/-- (NN), a thermophilic Bacterium
/-- Superdomain of Neomura
/-- Earliest life   +====> [ 39]
| or: polyamide nucleic acid
/   | or: glycol nucleic acid or: threose nucleic acid
/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
/-- Glycobacteria
/-- Eurybacteria
/-- Superphylum Endobacteria
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Phylum Firmicutes
/-- Order Clostridiales (incl. sulfate-reducing bacteria)
/-- Family Clostridiaceae
/  \-- Clostridium
- Phylum Nanoarchaeota (ultra-small symbiotes)
 

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