arborvirus

Noun
  1. A large heterogeneous group of RNA viruses divisible into groups on the basis of the virions;
    They have been recovered from arthropods, bats, and rodents;
    Most are borne by arthropods;
    They are linked by the epidemiologic concept of transmission between vertebrate hosts by arthropod vectors (mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies, midges, etc.) that feed on blood;
    They can cause mild fevers, hepatitis, hemorrhagic fever, and encephalitis (synset 101331827)

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