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Articulavirales is the only order of viruses in the monotypic class Insthoviricetes.

Articulavirales
Virus classification e
(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Phylum: Negarnaviricota
Class: Insthoviricetes
Order: Articulavirales
Families and Genera[1]

The name Articulavirales comes from the Latin articulata (segmented) added to the suffix for virus orders -virales.[2] Insthoviricetes derives from a contraction of influenza, Isavirus, and Thogotovirus along with -viricetes, the suffix for a virus class.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Virus Taxonomy: 2018 Release" (html). International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b Wolf, Yuri; Krupovic, Mart; Zhang, Yong Zhen; Maes, Piet; Dolja, Valerian; Koonin, Eugene V.; Kuhn, Jens H. "Megataxonomy of negative-sense RNA viruses" (docx). International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Retrieved 12 January 2019.