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Virus classification
Group: Group I (dsDNA)
Family: Fuselloviridae
Genus: Fusellovirus
Species: Sulfolobus spindle-shape virus 1 (SSV-1)

Fusellovirus is a genus of dsDNA virus, which infect the Archaea genus Sulfolobus.

Type species: Sulfolobus virus 1 (Synonym(s): Sulfolobus shibatae bacteriophage SSV1. ICTV approved acronym: SSV-1.)

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Regnum: Virus
Phylum: not divided
Classis: not divided
Ordo: Unassigned
Familia: Fuselloviridae
Genus: Fusellovirus




  • Prangishvili, D., Stedman, K. & Zillig, W. (2001). Viruses of the extremely thermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus. Trends Microbiol., 9: 39-43.
  • Rice, G., Stedman, K.M., Snyder, J., Wiedenheft, B., Willits, D., Brumfield, S., McDermott, T. & Young, M.J. (2001). Novel viruses from extreme thermal environments. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 98: 13341-13345.
  • Zillig, W., Prangishvili, D., Schleper, C., Elferink, M., Holz, I., Albers, S., Janekovic, D. & Götz, D. (1996). Viruses, plasmids and other genetic elements of thermophilic and hyperthermophilic Archaea. FEMS Microbiol. Rev., 18': 225-236.
  • Index of Viruses - Fusellovirus (2009). In: ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C. (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA. [1]

Vernacular names

English: Sulfolobus spindle-shaped virus


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