Members of the family are bacterial viruses infecting members of the phylum Firmicutes. The virions have myovirus morphology and virus genomes comprise a linear dsDNA of 125–170 kb. This is a summary of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Report on the family , which is available at ictv.global/report/herelleviridae.

Keyword(s): Herelleviridae , ICTV Report and taxonomy
This study was supported by the:
  • Evelien M. Adriaenssens , Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council , (Award BB/CCG1860/1)
  • Evelien M. Adriaenssens , Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council , (Award BB/R012490/1)
  • ICTV Consortium , Wellcome Trust , (Award WT108418AIA)

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