Genus: Omikronpapillomavirus

Genus: Omikronpapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

Members are associated with genital lesions of cetaceans. No E7 protein is present.


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
Omikronpapillomavirus 1Phocoena spinipinnis papillomavirusAJ238373NC_003348Complete genomePsPV1
Omikronpapillomavirus 1Phocoena phocoena papillomavirus 1GU117621PphPV1
Omikronpapillomavirus 1Tursiops truncatus papillomavirus 5Tt08-09-5JN709470TtPV5
Omikronpapillomavirus 1Tursiops truncatus papillomavirus 6Tt08-305JN709471TtPV6

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