Genus: Zetaarterivirus

Genus: Zetaarterivirus

Distinguishing features

Kibale red colobus virus 1 (KRCV-1), a member of the only species in this genus. KRCV-1 infects Red colobus monkeys in Kibale National Park, Uganda, subclinically and persistently with high viral loads in the blood.


See discussion under family description.

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.


See discussion under family description

Derivation of names

Species Zetaarterivirus ugarco 1: from the genus name and Ugandan (location of virus isolation) and virus name Kibale red colobus virus 1, another name for KRCV 1.

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.
Zetaarterivirus ugarco 1Kibale red colobus virus 1krc1/RC61KC787630NC_033553Complete coding genomeKRCV-1

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