Genus: Zetapapillomavirus

Genus: Zetapapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

Members of this genus produce cutaneous infections in horses.


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.
Zetapapillomavirus 1Equus caballus papillomavirus 1AF498323NC_003748Complete genomeEcPV1

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