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(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Kingdom: Orthornavirae
Phylum: Kitrinoviricota
Class: Tolucaviricetes
Order: Tolivirales

Tolivirales is an order of RNA viruses which infect insects and plants.[1] Member viruses have a positive-sense single-stranded RNA genome. The virions are non-enveloped, spherical, and have an icosahedral capsid.[2][3][4] The name of the group is a syllabic abbreviation of "tombusvirus-like" with the suffix -virales indicating a virus order.[5]


The following families are recognized:


  1. ^ "Virus Taxonomy: 2019 Release". International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Carmotetraviridae ~ ViralZone page". Retrieved 2020-05-30.
  3. ^ "Tombusviridae ~ ViralZone page". Retrieved 2020-05-30.
  4. ^ "Luteoviridae ~ ViralZone page". Retrieved 2020-05-30.
  5. ^ Koonin EV, Dolja VV, Krupovic M, Varsani A, Wolf YI, Yutin N, Zerbini M, Kuhn JH. "Proposal: Create a megataxonomic framework, filling all principal taxonomic ranks, for realm Riboviria". International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV). Retrieved 2020-05-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)