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.


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
Pipapillomavirus 1Mesocricetus auratus papillomavirus 1APV10HG530538NC_022647Complete genomeMaPV1
Pipapillomavirus 1Phodopus sungorus papillomavirus 1HG939559PsuPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Mastomys coucha papillomavirus 2DQ664501NC_008519Complete genomeMcPV2
Pipapillomavirus 2Micromys minutus papillomavirus 1DQ269468MmiPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Rattus norvegicus papillomavirus 1EES-2009GQ180114RnPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Mus musculus papillomavirus 1MusPVGU808564MmuPV1
Pipapillomavirus 2Apodemus sylvaticus papillomavirus 1HQ625440AsPV1

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