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 sensu stricto (niilinhauet; bichirs)
         |?- †Polypteridae genera et species indet.
         |-- Calamoichthys calabaricus (Smith, 1865) [Erpetoichthys] (käärmehauki, käärmekala; Reedfish)
         `--o Polypterus L. Cret. R. Af. (niilinhauet; bichirs) [9-10 Rcent species]
            |?- †P.? bartheli
            |-- †P. dageti
            |-- †P. sudanensis
            |-- †P. faraou Otero, Likius, Vignaud & Brunet, 2006
            |-- P. ansorgii Boulenger, 1910 (Guinean bichir)
            |--o P. bichir Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1802 (niilinhauki)
            |  |-- P. b. bichir Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1802 (Nile bichir)
            |  |-- P. b. katangae Poll, 1941
            |  `-- P. b. lapradei Steindachner, 1869
            |-- P. delhezi Boulenger, 1899 (Barred bichir)
            |--o P. endlicheri Heckel, 1846-49 (Saddled bichir)
            |  |-- P. e. congicus Boulenger, 1898
            |  `-- P. e. endlicheri Heckel, 1846-49
            |-- P. ornatipinnis Boulenger, 1902 (Ornate bichir; kirjoniilihauki)
            |--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]
            |-- P. retropinnis Vaillant, 1899 (West African bichir)
            |--o P. senegalus Cuvier, 1829 (Gray bichir)
            |  |-- P. s. meridionalis Poll, 1941
            |  `-- P. s. senegalus Cuvier, 1829 (Gray bichir)
            `-- P. weeksii Boulenger, 1898 (Mottled bichir)

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