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The genus is distinguished on the basis of genetic characters.
No details are available on the morphology of the virions.
Genome (Reuter et al., 2015, Wu et al., 2016): 7,264 nt (5′-UTR: >478 nt; ORF: 6,429 nt; 3′-UTR: 357 nt). The location of the cre has not been identified.
The deduced polyprotein is of c. 2,143 amino acids. There is no L protein. The 1AB protein remains uncleaved. The 2A1 protein has a NPG¯P motif, 2A2 protein has a H-box/NC motif.
See discussion under family description.
Viral RNA was detected in tissue samples of Miniopterus fuliginosus bats in China.
There is only a single species in the genus.
Shanba-: from Shanxi bat picornavirus (Shanxi Province in China where sample was collected)
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