Genus: Nupapillomavirus

Genus: Nupapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

Members of this genus are human papillomaviruses causing benign and malignant cutaneous lesions.


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
Nupapillomavirus 1human papillomavirus 41X56147NC_001354Complete genomeHPV41

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