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Table 1 The basic classification of the viruses based on Virus Taxonomy: 2016 Release EC 48, Budapest, Hungary, August 2016

From: Bacteriophage therapy to combat bacterial infections in poultry

Order Family No of subfamilies No of genus No of species
Bunyavirales Feraviridae   1 1
Fimoviridae   1 9
Hantaviridae   1 41
Jonviridae   1 1
Nairoviridae   1 12
Peribunyaviridae   2 52
Phasmaviridae   1 6
Phenuiviridae   4 24
Tospoviridae   1 11
Caudovirales Myoviridae 6 39 not in a Subfamily 258
Podoviridae 3 20 not in a Subfam. 121
Siphoviridae 6 94 not in a Subfam. 522
Herpesvirales Alloherpesviridae   4 12
Herpesviridae 3 9 57
Malacoherpesviridae    2
Ligamenvirales Lipothrixviridae   3 8
Rudiviridae   1 3
Mononegavirales Bornaviridae   1 8
Filoviridae   3 7
Mymonaviridae   1 2
Nyamiviridae   3 4
Paramyxoviridae   7 49
Pneumoviridae   2 5
Rhabdoviridae   18 131
Sunviridae   1 1
Unassigned   5 5
Nidovirales Arteriviridae   5 17
Coronaviridae 2 6 39
Mesoniviridae   1 7
Roniviridae   1 1
Picornavirales Dicistroviridae   3 15
Iflaviridae   1 15
Marnaviridae   1 1
Picornaviridae   35 80
Secoviridae   1 Subfam. and 5 not 23
Unassigned   1 4
Tymovirales Alphaflexiviridae   7 50
Betaflexiviridae 2 11 89
Gammaflexiviridae   1 1
Tymoviridae   3 39
Unassigned 84 families see full name https://talk.ictvonline.org/taxonomy/ 12 361 2488