MSL39, the 2023-2024 ICTV taxonomy release is now available

The new,  2023 ICTV taxonomy is now available online at This new version of Master Species List #39 is available for download as an Excel Spreadsheet.

The MSL39 release contains taxonomic changes approved by the ICTV Executive Committee in July, 2023 and ratified by the ICTV Membership in April 2024. A paper describing this release is being prepared.

Official taxonomy proposals documenting these and all other taxonomic changes approved by the ICTV since the publication of the 8th ICTV Report can be found at

Posted April 26, 2024