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Pisuviricota is a phylum of RNA viruses, which includes all positive-strand and double-stranded RNA viruses, which infect eukaryotes and are not members of the phylum Kitrinoviricota, Lenarviricota, or Duplornaviricota. The name of the group is a syllabic abbreviation of “picornavirus supergroup” with the suffix -viricota indicating a virus phylum. Phylogenetic analyses suggest that Birnaviridae and Permutotetraviridae, both currently unassigned to a phylum in Orthornavirae, also belong to this phylum and that both are sister groups.
The following classes are recognized:
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