Genus: Etaarterivirus

Genus: Etaarterivirus

Distinguishing features

The single known member of this genus Kibale red colobus virus 2 (KRCV-2) infects red colobus monkeys. 

Virion

See discussion under family description

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.

Biology

See discussion under family description.

Derivation of names

Species Etaarterivirus ugarco: from the genus name and location of virus isolation (Uganda) and the virus name (Kibale red colobus virus 2)

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.
Etaarterivirus ugarco 1Kibale red colobus virus 2krc2/RC61KC787658NC_034455Complete coding genomeKRCV-2

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