Genus: Nuarterivirus

Genus: Nuarterivirus

Distinguishing features

Members of this genus form a clade upon phylogenetic analysis (Figure 3.Arteriviridae).


See discussion under family description

Genome organization and replication

See discussion under family description.


See discussion under family description.

Derivation of names

Species Nuarterivirus guemel: from the genus name, and the site (Guizhou) and host (Eothenomys melanogaster) of the first virus isolate of this species.

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.
Nuarterivirus guemelRtClan arterivirus GZ2015KY369969Complete genomeRtClanAV

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