Genus: Whispovirus

Genus: Whispovirus

Distinguishing features

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

Derivation of names 

Whispo: derived from white spot syndrome virus

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.