Iflaviridae

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Iflavirus
Virus classification
Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Order: Picornavirales
Family: Iflaviridae
Type species
Infectious flacherie virus
Species

Deformed wing virus
Ectropis obliqua virus
Infectious flacherie virus
Perina nuda virus
Sacbrood virus
SeIV-1
Varroa destructor virus-1

The Iflaviridae are a family of Group IV (positive-sense ssRNA) insect-infecting viruses. Some of the insects commonly infected by dicistroviruses include aphids, leafhoppers, flies, bees, ants, silkworms, wasps.

The type species is Infectious flacherie virus.

Description[edit]

Members of this family are insect infecting viruses that consist of positive single strand RNA genomes translated into a single polyprotein of ~3000 amino acids long.

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