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Virus classification
Group: Group IV ((+)ssRNA)
Family: None Currently Assigned
Genus: Pecluvirus


The Pecluvirus is a genus of a virus with no family. Virions are helical, non-enveloped, elongated and rod-shaped with a length of 245 nm - 160 nm and a width of 21 nm. The genome is segmented into two parts of linear, positive-sense, single-stranded RNA, 10400 nucleotides in length. The name of the genus is derived from its type species, Peanut clump virus, giving rise to Pecluvirus.[1].

Species in this genus include:


  1. ICTVdB Management (2006). Pecluvirus. In: ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C. (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA

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