Taxonomy Browser

The taxonomy browser below provides access to the official, current virus taxonomy approved by the ICTV. This page will be updated whenever a new, revised taxonomy is ratified by the ICTV membership.

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    • Click the (✚) sign to expand a taxon and view lower-rank taxa.
    • Click the 'i' information link for a history of taxon changes.
    • A flag indicates that the taxon has changed since the last release.
    • For releases prior to 2020, a star (★) indicates the type species. (Type species were abolished in 2020.)
    • The search box below will search for taxon names across the current release or across all taxonomy releases if the box is checked.