Arteriviridae

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Arteriviridae
Virus classification e
(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Kingdom: Orthornavirae
Phylum: Pisuviricota
Class: Pisoniviricetes
Order: Nidovirales
Suborder: Arnidovirineae
Family: Arteriviridae
Subfamilies[1]

Arteriviridae is a family of viruses in the suborder Arnidovirineae.[1] Members of the family are known as arteriviruses.

Positive strand RNA virus, virions are enveloped, spherical, and 45–60 nm in diameter.[2]

Taxonomy[edit]

Family: Arteriviridae; subfamilies:[3]

Crocarterivirinae
Equarterivirinae
Heroarterivirinae
Simarterivirinae
Variarterivirinae
Zealarterivirinae

Prior to 2016, Arterivirus was the sole genus. The genus was dissolved in 2016, and the family was reorganized to have five genera: Dipartevirus, Equartevirus, Nesartevirus, Porartevirus, and Simartevirus. The family was reorganized again in 2018, establishing the current subfamilies and lower taxa.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Virus Taxonomy: 2018b Release". International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). March 2019. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  2. ^ Fenner's Veterinary Virology (Fifth Edition). Academic Press. 2017. pp. 463–476.
  3. ^ a b "Taxonomy". International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Retrieved 25 March 2020.