Table 1

Ranaviruses recognised by the ICTV.

Virus species1 or isolates

Host species

Geographic range


Ambystoma tigrinum virus (ATV)

Tiger salamander; South American frog (95% similarity)2

North Dakota, Utah, USA; Northern Patagonia, Argentina

Regina ranavirus

Tiger salamander; South American frog (95% similarity)

Southern Canada; Arizona, USA, Northern Patagonia, Argentina

Bohle iridovirus (BIV)

Burrowing frog; tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) Australian anurans (experimentally); Barramundi (experimentally).

Giant toad (sero-related)

Northern and Northeastern Australia.

Venezuela

Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis virus (EHNV) EHNV-related

Redfin perch; rainbow trout

Australia

Pikeperch

Denmark

Finland

European catfish iridovirus (ECV)

Catfish; Black bullhead (experimentally)

France, Italy

European sheatfish iridovirus (ESV)

Sheatfish

Germany

Frog virus 3 (FV-3)

Giant toad (sero-related);

Venezuela

Tiger frog

Thailand

Hermann's tortoise

Switzerland

Pig frog

China

Spotted salamander

Southern Ontario, Canada

Green frog, American bullfrog

Tennessee, USA; Brazil

Box turtle virus 3

Box turtle

USA

Bufo bufo United Kingdom virus

Common toad

UK

Lucké triturus virus 1

Frog

USC

Rana temporaria United Kingdom virus

Bufo marinus Venezuelan iridovirus 1

Eur. common frog

Giant toad

UK

Venezuela and Australia

Redwood Park virus

Red-legged frog tadpole

USA

Stickleback virus

Threespine stickleback

USA

Tadpole virus 2 and Tadpole edema virus

Common frog, Green frog, red-leg frog

France, North America

Tiger frog virus (TFV)

Tiger frog

Thailand, China

Tortoise virus 5

Tortoise

USA

Santee Cooper ranavirus (SRCV),

Largemouth bass; black crappie

USA

Doctor fish virus (DFV)

Doctor fish

North America (first imported from) Asia

Guppy virus 6 (GV6)

Guppy

North America (first imported from) Asia

Largemouth bass virus (LMBV)

Largemouth bass

USA

Edible frog

Italy

Grouper

Singapore

Hermann's tortoise

Switzerland


1. The five ranavirus species recognised by the ICTV are shown in italics.

2. The virus isolated from frog showed 95% sequence similarity with the type species.

From reviews by Holopainen et al. [67], Mao et al. [50], Whittinton et al. [32] and Williams et al. [29].

Fish: tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus); barramundi (Lates calcarifer); redfin perch (Perca fluviatilis); rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss); turbot (Scophthalmus maximus); pikeperch (Stizostedion lucioperca); Catfish (Ictalurus melas); black bullhead (Ameiurus melas); sheatfish (Silurus glanis); threespine stickleback (Gasterostelus aculeatus); Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides); black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus); doctor fish (Labroides dimidatus); guppy (Poecilia reticulata); grouper (Epinephelus tauvina). Amphibians: Tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum); South American frog (Atelognathus patagonicus); burrowing frog (Limnodynastes ornatus); Australian anurans (Litorea terraereginae and L. latopalmata); giant toad (Bufo marinus); tiger frog (Rana tigrina); pig frog (Rana grylio); spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum); green frog (Rana clamitans), American bullfrog (R. catesbeiana); common toad (Bufo bufo); pipiens frog (Rana pipiens); European common frog (Rana temporaria); red-legged frog (Rana aurora); common frog (Rana temporaria); edible frog (Pelophylax esculentus). Reptiles: Hermann's tortoise (Testudo hermanni); box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina and T. carolina bauri); tortoise (Testudo horsfieldi).

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