|Electron microscopy of the Citrus psorosis virus.|
|Group:||Group V ((-)ssRNA)|
The protein capsid is non-enveloped and has a constant diameter of 1500–2500 nm and a width of 3 nm, or 9 nm. The capsids form kinked circles, which can collapse to form linear duplex structures, much like a spring.
The family has one genus, Ophiovirus, which has six recognized species. Members of both the family and the genus are referred to as ophioviruses.
- Order Unassigned
- ICTVdB Management (2006). 00.094.0.01. Ophiovirus. In: ICTVdB—The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C. (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA.