Subfamily: Cleopatravirinae

Genus: Faunusvirus


Distinguishing features

Members of the only species in this genus infect Erwinia amylovora. No terminal repeats have been reported for Erwinia phage Faunus. This genome is 54.07 kbp (43.6 %G+C) and encodes 78 proteins and no tRNAs. 

Species demarcation criteria

There is only one species in the genus. Members of this species are more than 95% identical in genome nucleotide sequence, including the terminal repeat region. Viruses with genomes that differ by more than 5% will be assigned to different species.