On the classification and nomenclature of baculoviruses: A proposal for revision

@article{Jehle2006OnTC,
  title={On the classification and nomenclature of baculoviruses: A proposal for revision},
  author={Johannes A. Jehle and Gary W. Blissard and Bryony C. Bonning and Jenny S Cory and Elisabeth Anne Herniou and George F. Rohrmann and David A. Theilmann and Suzanne M. Thiem and Just M. Vlak},
  journal={Archives of Virology},
  year={2006},
  volume={151},
  pages={1257-1266}
}
Summary.Recent evidence from genome sequence analyses demands a substantial revision of the taxonomy and classification of the family Baculoviridae. Comparisons of 29 baculovirus genomes indicated that baculovirus phylogeny followed the classification of the hosts more closely than morphological traits that have previously been used for classification of this virus family. On this basis, dipteran- and hymenopteran-specific nucleopolyhedroviruses (NPV) should be separated from lepidopteran… 
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