Genus: Whispovirus


Genus: Whispovirus

Distinguishing features

Since only one genus is currently recognized, the genus description corresponds to the family description.

Virion

See discussion under family description.

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.

Antigenicity

See discussion under family description.

Biology

See discussion under family description.

Species demarcation criteria 

There is a single species in the genus.

Member species

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCNAF332093Complete genomeWSSV-CN
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusTaiwanAF440570Complete genomeWSSV-TW
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusTHAF369029Complete genomeWSSV-TH
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusK-LV1JX515788Complete genomeWSSV-K-LV1
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN01KT995472Complete genomeWSSV-CN01
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN02KT995470Complete genomeWSSV-CN02
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN03KT995471Complete genomeWSSV-CN03
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN04KY827813Complete genomeWSSV-CN04
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusMEX2008KU216744Complete genomeWSSV-MEX2008
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusEG3KR083866Complete genomeWSSV-EG3
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN-PcKX686117Complete genomeWSSV-CN-Pc
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusAUMF768985Complete genomeWSSV-AU
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusIN_AP4RUMG702567Complete genomeWSSV-IN_AP4RU
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusEC-15098MH090824Complete genomeWSSV-EC-15098

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

Derivation of names 

Whispo: derived from white spot syndrome virus