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Table 1 Ranaviruses recognised by the ICTV.

From: Host range, host specificity and hypothesized host shift events among viruses of lower vertebrates

Virus species1or 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.
Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis virus (EHNV) EHNV-related Redfin perch; rainbow trout Australia
  Pikeperch Denmark
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
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. 1. The five ranavirus species recognised by the ICTV are shown in italics.
  2. 2. The virus isolated from frog showed 95% sequence similarity with the type species.
  3. From reviews by Holopainen et al. [67], Mao et al. [50], Whittinton et al. [32] and Williams et al. [29].
  4. 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).