Notes on Family: Gammaflexiviridae

flexuous filaments
flexuous filaments


General Description

The family Gammaflexiviridae was created to classify a filamentous mycovirus that is phylogenetically related to the plant viruses in the families Alphaflexiviridae and Betaflexiviridae.


Virions filamentous, not enveloped, about 720 nm long and 12-13 nm in diameter.


Monopartite, linear, polyadenylated ssRNA of 6.5-7.0 kb.

Genera in the Family

There is currently only one genus: