Genus: Lambdaarterivirus

Genus: Lambdaarterivirus

Distinguishing features

The one known member of the genus Lambdaarterivirus infects the African giant pouched (Gambian) rat.


See discussion under family description.

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.


See discussion under family description

Derivation of names

Species Lambdaarterivirus afriporav: from the genus name and African pouched rat arterivirus

Species demarcation criteria

There is only one species in the genus. See “Subfamily, genus and species demarcation criteria” section on the family for species demarcation criteria which are universal for all subfamilies.

Member species

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Lambdaarterivirus afriporavAfrican pouched rat arterivirusPREDICT-06509KP026921NC_026439Complete genomeAPRAV

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