After Lund, 2000

<==o Cladistia Cope, 1871 sensu Lund, 2000
   |--o †Guildayichthyiformes Lund, 2000
   |  `--o †Guildayichthyidae Lund, 2000
   |     |-- †Guildayichthys carnegiei Lund, 2000
   |     `-- †Discoserra pectinodon Lund, 2000
   `--o Polypteriformes [Brachiopterygii] (bichirs; niilinhaukikalat)
      |?- †Dagetella sudamericana [Dajetella] U. Cret. Pal. WSAm.
      |?-o †Latinopollia Meunier & Gayet, 1998 [Pollia Meunier & Gayet, 1996; non Pollia, a gastropod] U. Cret. Pal. WSAm.
      |  |-- †L. suarezi (Meunier & Gayet, 1996)
      |  `-- †L. sp. indet.
      |?- †Serenoichthys kemkemensis Dutheil, 1999a., U. Cret. Af.
      |?-o †Bartschichthys U. Cret. Af.
      |  |-- †B. arnoulti
      |  |-- †B. napatensis
      |  `-- †B. tubularis
      |?-o †Sudania U. Cret. Af.
      |  |-- †S. gracilis
      |  `-- †S. oblonga
      |?-o †Saharaichthys U. Cret. Af.
      |  |-- †S. nigeriensis
      |  |-- †S. africanus
      |?-o †Sainthilaria U. Cret. Af.
      |  |-- †S. falciformis
      |  |-- †S. intermedia
      |  |-- †S. beccussiformis
      |  |-- †S. elongata
      |  `-- †S. grandis
      |?-o †Inbecetemia U. Cret. Af.
      |  |-- †I. torta
      |  `-- †I. tortissima
      |?- †Nagaia extrema U. Cret. Af.
      `--o Polypteridae GŁnther, 1870 sensu stricto? (niilinhauet; bichirs)
         |?- †Polypteridae genera et species indet.
         |-- Calamoichthys calabaricus (Smith, 1865) [Erpetoichthys] (käärmehauki, käärmekala; Reedfish)
         `--o Polypterus Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1802; L. Cret. R. Af. (bichirs; niilinhauet)
            |?- †P.? bartheli
            |-- †P. dageti
            |-- †P. sudanensis
            |-- P. ansorgii Boulenger, 1910 (Guinean bichir)
            `--+-- P. retropinnis Vaillant, 1899 (West African bichir)
               |--o P. palmas Ayres, 1850 (Shortfin bichir)
               |  |-- P. p. buettikoferi Steindachner, 1891
               |  |-- P. p. palmas Ayres, 1850 (Shortfin bichir)
               |  `-- P. p. polli Gosse, 1988 [treated as species by Gayet, et al., 2002]
               |--o P. senegalus Cuvier, 1829 (Gray bichir)
               |  |-- P. s. meridionalis Poll, 1941
               |  `-- P. s. senegalus Cuvier, 1829 (Gray bichir)
               |--+-- †P. faraou Otero, Likius, Vignaud & Brunet, 2006
               |  |--o P. bichir Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1802 (bichir; niilinhauki) [type]
               |  |  |-- P. b. bichir Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1802 (Nile bichir)
               |  |  |-- P. b. katangae Poll, 1941
               |  |  `-- P. b. lapradei Steindachner, 1869
               |  `--o P. endlicheri Heckel, 1846-49 (Saddled bichir)
               |     |-- P. e. congicus Boulenger, 1898
               |     `-- P. e. endlicheri Heckel, 1846-49
               `--+-- P. delhezi Boulenger, 1899 (Barred bichir)
                  |-- P. ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1902 (Ornate bichir; kirjoniilihauki)
                  `-- P. weeksii Boulenger, 1898 (Mottled bichir)

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