Bacilloviridae are a family of double stranded DNA viruses that infect species belonging to the archaeal genera and Sulfolobus . Thermoproteus 
Virology [ edit ]
The virons are rod-shaped and inflexible. At the ends of the viron are structures involved in adherence to the host cell.
The genome is linear.
Taxonomy [ edit ]
SIRV may be related to the
Haloarcula hispanica SH1 virus. 
References [ edit ]
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^ Bamford DH, Ravantti JJ, Rönnholm G, Laurinavicius S, Kukkaro P, Dyall-Smith M, Somerharju P, Kalkkinen N, Bamford JK (2005). "Constituents of SH1, a novel lipid-containing virus infecting the halophilic euryarchaeon . Haloarcula hispanica" J. Virol. 79 (14): 9097–107. PMC . 1168735 PMID 15994804. doi: 10.1128/JVI.79.14.9097-9107.2005.