ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Nyamiviridae

Ralf G. Dietzgen, Elodie Ghedin, Dàohóng Jiāng, Jens H. Kuhn, Timothy Song, Nikos Vasilakis, David Wang, Report Consortium Ictv Report Consortium

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The Nyamiviridae is a family of viruses with unsegmented, negative-sense RNA genomes of 11.3-12.2 kb that produce enveloped, spherical virions. Viruses of the genus Nyavirus are tick-borne and some also infect birds. Other nyamiviruses infecting parasitoid wasps and plant parasitic nematodes have been classified into the genera Peropuvirus and Socyvirus, respectively. This is a summary of the current International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Report on the taxonomy of Nyamiviridae, which is available at www.ictv.global/report/nyamiviridae.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2914-2915
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of general virology
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2017



  • ICTV report
  • Midway virus
  • Nyamanini virus
  • Nyamiviridae
  • soybean cyst nematode virus 1
  • taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Virology

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Dietzgen, R. G., Ghedin, E., Jiāng, D., Kuhn, J. H., Song, T., Vasilakis, N., Wang, D., & Ictv Report Consortium, R. C. (2017). ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Nyamiviridae. The Journal of general virology, 98(12), 2914-2915. https://doi.org/10.1099/jgv.0.000973