Family: Inoviridae

Genus: Subteminivirus


Distinguishing features

Stenotrophomonas phage SMA7 was isolated from Stenotrophomonas maltophilia strain Khak84, and has a genome of 7,069 bases. The genome has 11 potential open reading frames and can be integrated into its host genome (Petrova et al., 2014). 


See discussion under family description

Genome organisation and replication

See discussion under family description


Members of the genus infect Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. 

Species demarcation criteria

There is only one species in the genus. Members of additional species will be >5% different in the DNA sequence of their genomes as assessed using the BLASTn algorithm.