Genus: Iotaarterivirus

Genus: Iotaarterivirus

Distinguishing features

Kibale red-tailed guenon virus 1 (KRTGV-1), DeBrazza’s monkey arterivirus (DeMAV), Pebjah virus (PBJV) infect Old World cercopithecine primates and cause hemorrhagic disease in captive macaques and subclinical infection in wild African primates of the genus Cercopithecus (KRTGV-1, DeMAV). 

Virion

See discussion under family description

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.

Biology

See discussion under family description.

Derivation of names 

Subgenus Debiartevirus: from DeBrazza’s monkey, the host of DeBrazza’s monkey arterivirus and the genus name Iotaarterivirus

Species Iotaarterivirus debrazmo: from the genus name and DeBrazza’s monkey arterivirus

Subgenus Kigiartevirus: from Kibale red-tailed guenon virus 1 and the genus name Iotaarterivirus

Species Iotaarterivirus kibreg 1: from the genus name and Kibale red-tailed guenon virus 1

Subgenus Peiartevirus: from Pebjah virus and the genus name Iotaarterivirus

Species Iotaarterivirus pejah: from the genus name and Pebjah virus

Species demarcation criteria

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

Member species - subgenus Debiartevirus

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Iotaarterivirus debrazmoDeBrazza’s monkey arterivirusPREDICT-06530KP126831NC_026509Complete genomeDeBMAV

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

Member species - subgenus Kigiartevirus

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Iotaarterivirus kibreg 1Kibale red-tailed guenon virus 1krtg05JX473849NC_038292Complete coding genomeKRTGV-1

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

Member species - subgenus Peiartevirus

Exemplar isolate of the species
SpeciesVirus nameIsolateAccession numberRefSeq numberAvailable sequenceVirus Abbrev.
Iotaarterivirus pejahPebjah virus I621KR139839NC_027124Complete genomePBJV

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