Archives of Virology

, Volume 163, Issue 7, pp 2001–2003 | Cite as

Sequence analysis and genomic organization of a new insect iflavirus, Sogatella furcifera honeydew virus 1

  • Nan Wu
  • Peipei Zhang
  • Wenwen Liu
  • Mengji Cao
  • Xifeng Wang
Annotated Sequence Record


A novel iflavirus, tentatively named “Sogatella furcifera honeydew virus 1” (SFHV1), discovered through transcriptome sequencing analysis of white-backed planthoppers (Sogatella furcifera) collected in southern China, is described here. The full genome of SFHV1 is 10,837 nucleotides (nt) long, including the polyA tail, and shares 65.5% and 64.5% genomic identity with Laodelphax striatellus picorna-like virus 2 and Laodelphax striatella honeydew virus 1, respectively. On the basis of the phylogenetic analysis of the complete genomic sequence and the deduced RdRp amino acid sequence of SFHV1 with other iflaviruses, we suggest that it is a member of a new species in the genus Iflavirus, family Iflaviridae.



This research was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (31630058) and the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2017YFD0201700).

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The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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There was no experimental work with humans in this study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant ProtectionChinese Academy of Agricultural SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.National Citrus Engineering Research Center, Citrus Research InstituteSouthwest UniversityChongqingChina

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