TABLE 1.

Variation of host range among virus familiesa

Virus familyNo. of virus speciesNo. of hosts (mean no. per virus)
VertebrateVector
Flaviviridae 837 (4.6)20 (2.5)
Togaviridae 839 (4.9)17 (2.1)
Bunyaviridae
    Genus Bunyavirus4515 (0.33)39 (0.87)
    Genus Phelebovirus259 (0.36)3 (0.19)
Reoviridae 632 (0.03)12 (0.19)
Rhabdoviridae 153 (0.2)6 (0.4)
  • a Reproduced from reference 67 with minor modifications with permission.