Genus: Kappapapillomavirus

Genus: Kappapapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

Members of this genus cause cutaneous and mucosal lesions in rabbits. The E6 ORF is larger than in other genera. The viral genomes contain an E5 and an E10 ORF in the early region.


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.
Kappapapillomavirus 1Oryctolagus cuniculus papillomavirus 1AF227240NC_002232Complete genomeOcPV1
Kappapapillomavirus 2Sylvilagus floridanus papillomavirus 1K02708NC_001541Complete genomeSfPV1

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