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Changes to taxonomy and the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2018)

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This article lists the changes to virus taxonomy approved and ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses in February 2018. A total of 451 species, 69 genera, 11 subfamilies, 9 families and one new order were added to the taxonomy. The current totals at each taxonomic level now stand at 9 orders, 131 families, 46 subfamilies, 803 genera and 4853 species. A change was made to the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature to allow the use of the names of peo...

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10.1007/s00705-018-3847-1

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0000-0002-4748-4925
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0000-0002-6809-9225
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0000-0003-4375-8244
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0000-0003-2329-7890
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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HHSN272200700016I
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National Science Foundation
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IRD program
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Medical Research Council
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MC_UU_12014/3
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Horizon 2020 Framework Programme
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EVAg 653316
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Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
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864.14.004
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Springer
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Archives of Virology More from this journal
Volume:
163
Issue:
9
Pages:
2601-2631
Publication date:
2018-05-12
Acceptance date:
2018-04-14
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1432-8798
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0304-8608
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29754305
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English
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847872
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2019-03-15

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