Genus: Dyopipapillomavirus

Genus: Dyopipapillomavirus

Distinguishing features

Members of this genus are associated with genital lesions in cetaceans. There is evidence for (intra-genus) recombination. Members of this genus lack an E7 ORF.


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 PV genome with complete genome sequence data available and being <70% related to PV’s within the genus.

Member species

SpeciesVirus name(s)Exemplar isolateExemplar accession numberExemplar RefSeq numberAvailable sequenceOther isolatesOther isolate accession numbersVirus abbreviationIsolate abbreviation
Dyopipapillomavirus 1Phocoena phocoena papillomavirusGU117623NC_018076Complete genomePphPV4

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