Genus: Iotapapillomavirus

Genus: Iotapapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

These papillomaviruses are associated with cutaneous lesions in rodents.


See discussion under family description

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.


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

SpeciesVirus name(s)Exemplar isolateExemplar accession numberExemplar RefSeq numberAvailable sequenceOther isolatesOther isolate accession numbersVirus abbreviationIsolate abbreviation
Iotapapillomavirus 1Mastomys natalensis papillomavirus 1U01834NC_001605Complete genomeMnPV1
Iotapapillomavirus 1Rattus norvegicus papillomavirus 2HQ625441RnPV2
Iotapapillomavirus 1Rattus norvegicus papillomavirus 3Rat_60SKT945134RnPV3
Iotapapillomavirus 2Peromyscus papillomavirus 1M-14JF755418NC_039039Complete genomePmPV1

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