Family: Hypoviridae

Genus: Thetahypovirus


Distinguishing features

Viruses of this genus are distinguished from other hypoviruses based on polyprotein-derived phylogenetic trees and have a large genome size of over 15 kb.


Not reported

Genome organization and replication

Monocistronic, positive-sense RNA genomes of 15.2 to 18.3 kb.


Not Reported

Species demarcation criteria

Members of different species are distinguished by the arbitrary threshold of less than 80% amino acid sequence identity in the whole RdRP-containing polyproteins.