History of the taxon:

Etymology of the name:

Taxon: Gammaflexiviridae; Proposal: 2007.024-026P.v2.Gammaflexiviridae; : ; ICTV Report: ; Reference:

from the Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma), the third letter of the Greek alphabet, and flexi, together referring to the third family created from the division of the old family Flexiviridae, a group of  filamentous and highly flexible viruses; the suffix -viridae for family taxa