Genus: Patagivirus

Genus: Patagivirus

Distinguishing features

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


See discussion under family description.

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family and subfamily description.


Members of the only species have a bat as host.

Species demarcation criteria

See discussion under family description.

Member species

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Vespertilionid gammaherpesvirus 3vespertilionid gammaherpesvirus 3; Eptesicus fuscus gammaherpesvirusMF385016NC_040615Complete genomeVeGHV3; EfHV

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