Genus: Harkavirus


Genus: Harkavirus

Virion

Morphology

Virus has not yet been isolated.

Nucleic acid

Length of genome (Boros et al., 2015): 8,003 nt (5'-UTR: 673 nt; ORF: 7,263 nt; 3'-UTR: 67 nt). The location of the cre has not been identified.

Genome organization and replication

Genome layout:

VPg+5'UTRIRES-I[1A-1B-1C-1D/2A-2B-2C/3A-3B-3C-3D]3'UTR-poly(A)

The deduced polyprotein has a length of 2,420 amino acids. There is no L protein. The function 2A is unknown. 

Biology

Viral RNA was detected in faeces of a 5-week-old common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus).

Member Species

SpeciesVirus name(s)Exemplar isolateExemplar accession numberExemplar RefSeq numberAvailable sequenceOther isolatesOther isolate accession numbersVirus Abbreviation(s)Isolate Abbreviation
Harkavirus Afalcoviruskestrel/VOVE0622/2013/HUNKP230449NC_026921Complete genomeFaV

Virus names, the choice of exemplar isolates, and virus abbreviations, are not official ICTV designations.
Download GenBank/EMBL query for sequences listed in the table here.

Derivation of names

Harka: from Harkakötöny (a village in Hungary where the first sample was collected)