Genus: Pipapillomavirus

Genus: Pipapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

Members of this genus 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.

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.
Pipapillomavirus 1Mesocricetus auratus papillomavirus 1APV10HG530538NC_022647Complete genomeMaPV1
Pipapillomavirus 1Phodopus sungorus papillomavirus 1HG939559Complete genomePsuPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Mastomys coucha papillomavirus 2DQ664501NC_008519Complete genomeMcPV2
Pipapillomavirus 2Micromys minutus papillomavirus 1DQ269468Complete genomeMmiPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Rattus norvegicus papillomavirus 1EES-2009GQ180114Complete genomeRnPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Mus musculus papillomavirus 1MusPVGU808564Complete genomeMmuPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Apodemus sylvaticus papillomavirus 1HQ625440Complete genomeAsPV1

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