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

SpeciesVirus name(s)Exemplar isolateExemplar accession numberExemplar RefSeq numberAvailable sequenceOther isolatesOther isolate accession numbersVirus abbreviationIsolate abbreviation
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCNAF332093Complete genomeWSSV-CN
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusTaiwanAF440570WSSV-TW
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusTHAF369029WSSV-TH
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusK-LV1JX515788WSSV-K-LV1
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN01KT995472WSSV-CN01
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN02KT995470WSSV-CN02
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN03KT995471WSSV-CN03
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN04KY827813WSSV-CN04
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusMEX2008KU216744WSSV-MEX2008
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusEG3KR083866WSSV-EG3
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusCN-PcKX686117WSSV-CN-Pc
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusAUMF768985WSSV-AU
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusIN_AP4RUMG702567WSSV-IN_AP4RU
White spot syndrome viruswhite spot syndrome virusEC-15098MH090824WSSV-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