Genus: Quwivirus

Genus: Quwivirus

Distinguishing features

The predicted amino acid sequences of members form a distinct lineage within the subfamily (Figure 1.Betaherpesvirinae).

Virion

See discussion under family description.

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.

Biology

Members have mammals, including the guinea pig, a tree shrew and a bat as hosts.

Species demarcation criteria

See discussion under family description.

Member species

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Caviid betaherpesvirus 2caviid betaherpesvirus 2; guinea pig cytomegalovirus21222KC503762NC_020231Complete genomeCdBHV2; GPCMV
Miniopterid betaherpesvirus 1miniopterid betaherpesvirus 1; Miniopterus schreibersii herpesvirusB7D8JQ805139Complete genomeMnBHV1; MsHV
Tupaiid betaherpesvirus 1tupaiid betaherpesvirus 1; tupaia herpesvirus2AF281817NC_002794Complete genomeTuBHV1; THV

Virus names, the choice of exemplar isolates, and virus abbreviations, are not official ICTV designations.