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.


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
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.