Nairoviridae

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Nairoviridae
Virus classification e
(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Phylum: Negarnaviricota
Class: Ellioviricetes
Order: Bunyavirales
Family: Nairoviridae
Genera and species[1]

Nairoviridae is a family of viruses in the order Bunyavirales.[1] Its name derives from Nairobi sheep disease, caused by the member Nairobi sheep disease orthonairovirus.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Virus Taxonomy: 2018 Release" (html). International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). October 2018. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  2. ^ "ICTV 9th Report (2011) Bunyaviridae" (html). International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Retrieved 31 January 2019. Nairo: from Nairobi sheep disease, first reported disease caused by member virus.