The genus is distinguished on the basis of genetic characters.
No details are available on the morphology of virions.
Genome (R. Tokarz and WI Lipkin, unpublished): 7,018 nt (5′-UTR: >248 nt; ORF: 6,669 nt; 3′-UTR: 101 nt). The location of the cre has not been identified.
Genome organization and replication
The deduced polyprotein is of 2,223 amino acids. There is no L protein.
No virus has been isolated. Viral RNA was detected in samples of cattle (Bos taurus).
Derivation of names
Bopivirus: from bovine picornavirus
Species demarcation criteria
There is only a single species in the genus.
|Species||Virus name||Isolate||Accession number||RefSeq number||Available sequence||Virus Abbrev.|
|Bopivirus A||bopivirus A1; bovine picornavirus||cattle/TCH6/2013/USA||KM589358||NC_026249||Complete coding genome||BoPV|