The
Picornavirus
Pages
Picornaviridae.com

Child level

Home
Alphabetical List
New picornaviruses
Aphthovirus
Aquamavirus
Avihepatovirus
Avisivirus
Cardiovirus
Cosavirus
Dicipivirus
Enterovirus
Erbovirus
Gallivirus
Hepatovirus
Hunnivirus
Kobuvirus
Megrivirus
Mischivirus
Mosavirus
Oscivirus
Parechovirus
Pasivirus
Passerivirus
Rosavirus
Salivirus
Sapelovirus
Senecavirus
Teschovirus
Tremovirus
Proposed new genera
Unassigned PV
Candidate PV
Search for New Picornaviruses
Former picornaviruses
Taxonomy guidelines
Sequences
3-D Structures
Links
 

Welcome to the home of Picornaviruses

The family Picornaviridae belongs to the order Picornavirales and currently consists of 46 species grouped into 26 genera: Aphthovirus, Aquamavirus, Avihepatovirus, Avisivirus, Cardiovirus, Cosavirus, Dicipivirus, Enterovirus, Erbovirus, Gallivirus, Hepatovirus, Hunnivirus, Kobuvirus, Megrivirus, Mischivirus, Mosavirus, Oscivirus, Parechovirus, Pasivirus, Passerivirus, Rosavirus, Salivirus, Sapelovirus, Senecavirus, Teschovirus and Tremovirus (Knowles et al., 2012; Adams et al., 2013; ICTV Master Species List 2013).

The Picornaviridae pages have been updated to reflect the new taxonomy approved by the ICTV in March 2014 (based on proposals submitted in 2013)

New picornaviruses (updated 17 April 2014)

References

Adams, M.J., King, A.M.Q. and Carstens, E.B. (2013). Ratification vote on taxonomic proposals to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2013). Archives of Virology 158: 2023–2030.

Knowles, N.J., Hovi, T, Hyypiä, T., King, A.M.Q., Lindberg, A.M., Pallansch, M.A., Palmenberg, A.C., Simmonds, P., Skern, T., Stanway, G., Yamashita, T. and Zell, R. (2012). Picornaviridae. In: Virus Taxonomy: Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses: Ninth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Ed: King, A.M.Q., Adams, M.J., Carstens, E.B. and Lefkowitz, E.J. San Diego: Elsevier, pp 855-880.


Interesting reading...
Koonin, E.V., Wolf, Y.I., Nagasaki, K. and Dolja, V.V. (2008). The Big Bang of picorna-like virus evolution antedates the radiation of eukaryotic supergroups. Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 6: 925-939. Epub 2008 Nov 10.

Quick-links
ICTV Picornaviridae Study Group
EUROPIC
Picornavirales
Nick Knowles' Virus Pages at the Pirbright Institute
Virus Pathogen Resource (ViPR) - beware, the picornavirus taxonomy on this site is not completely correct
New ICTV website
Picornaviruses at MicrobiologyBytes
  Picornaviridae at ViralZone
 
Copyright © 2006 - The Pirbright Institute, UK. All Rights Reserved.