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Domain Archaea


The domain Archaea is...

They have chromatin (DNA wrapped in histones).

Prokaryotic (no nucleus) cells, possibly enucleated (meaning ancestors had cells with a nucleus).

Group contains the eucarya, which was once regarded as a third domain of life equivalent in rank to the archaea and the bacteria.html


Immediate Phylogeny

Parent Group
Eubiota?
Cytosa?

Sister Groups
Bacteria

Daughter Groups
Proteoarchaeota
Euryarchaeota
DPANN group

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