Genus: Epsilonpapillomavirus

Genus: Epsilonpapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

Infections are associated with cutaneous papillomas in ungulates.


See discussion under family description

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.


See discussion under family description.

Species demarcation criteria

Putative novel papillomavirus genome with complete genome sequence data available and that is <70% related to papillomaviruses within the genus.

Member species

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Epsilonpapillomavirus 1Bos taurus papillomavirus 5AF457465NC_004195Complete genomeBPV5
Epsilonpapillomavirus 1Bos taurus papillomavirus 8BAPV1DQ098913Complete genomeBPV8
Epsilonpapillomavirus 2Cervus elaphus papillomavirus 1BernieDPVKU350625NC_030151Complete genomeCePV1

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