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Transmission electron micrograph of "Sin Nombre orthohantavirus"
Transmission electron micrograph of Sin Nombre orthohantavirus
Virus classification e
(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Phylum: Negarnaviricota
Class: Ellioviricetes
Order: Bunyavirales
Family: Hantaviridae
Subfamilies and genera[1]

Hantaviridae is a family of viruses in the order Bunyavirales.[1] It is named for the Hantan River area in South Korea where an early outbreak of one of its species was observed.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Virus Taxonomy: 2018b Release" (html). International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). March 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ "ICTV 9th Report (2011) Bunyaviridae". International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Retrieved 31 January 2019. Hanta: from Hantaan, river in South Korea near where type virus was isolated.