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Regnum: Virus
Phylum: not divided
Classis: not divided
Group VI: ssRNA(RT)
Ordo: Ortervirales
Familia: Retroviridae
Subfamilia: Orthoretrovirinae
Genera: Alpharetrovirus – Betaretrovirus – Deltaretrovirus – Epsilonretrovirus – Gammaretrovirus – Lentivirus




  • Coffin, J.M. 1992: Structure and classification of retroviruses. In: The Retroviridae, Vol 1 , (J. Levy, ed.), Pp. 19-50. Plenum Press, New York.
  • Linial, M.L. & Weiss, R.A. 2001: Other Human and Primate Retroviruses. In: Fields Virology, 4th ed. (D.M. Knipe & P.M. Howley, eds.), Pp. 2123-2140. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Doolittle, R.F., Feng, D.F., Johnson, M.S. & McClure, M.A. 1989: Origins and evolutionary relationships of retroviruses. Quart. Rev. Biol., 64: 1–30.
  • Index of Viruses - Retroviridae (2009). In: ICTVdB - The Universal Virus Database, version 4. Büchen-Osmond, C. (Ed), Columbia University, New York, USA. [1]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Retroviruses