is a family of viruses in the order , with unsegmented (except for members of the genus ), negative-sense RNA genomes of 10–13 kb. Nyamviruses have a genome organisation and content similar to that of other mononegaviruses. includes several genera that form monophyletic clades on phylogenetic analysis of the RNA polymerase. Nyamiviruses have been found associated with diverse invertebrates as well as land- and seabirds. Members of the genera and produce enveloped, spherical virions. This is a summary of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV) Report on the family which is available at ictv.global/report/nyamiviridae.

Keyword(s): ICTV Report , Nyamiviridae and taxonomy
This study was supported by the:
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (Award HHSN272200700016I.)
    • Principle Award Recipient: JensH. Kuhn
  • Wellcome Trust (Award WT108418AIA)
    • Principle Award Recipient: ICTVConsortium
  • This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License

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