TABLE 1.

Variation of host range among virus familiesa

Virus familyNo. of virus speciesNo. of hosts (mean no. per virus)
VertebrateVector
Flaviviridae837 (4.6)20 (2.5)
Togaviridae839 (4.9)17 (2.1)
Bunyaviridae
    Genus Bunyavirus4515 (0.33)39 (0.87)
    Genus Phelebovirus259 (0.36)3 (0.19)
Reoviridae632 (0.03)12 (0.19)
Rhabdoviridae153 (0.2)6 (0.4)
  • a Reproduced from reference 67 with minor modifications with permission.