dsDNA viruses genomes range from 4.5 kb to 800 kb

Family/genus Type Min length Max length ORF
Polyomaviridae Circular 4.5 kb 5 kb 5-9
Clavaviridae Circular 5.3 kb 5.3 kb 14
Papillomaviridae Circular 6.8 kb 8.4 kb 8-10
Corticoviridae Circular 10 kb 10 kb 21
Plasmaviridae Circular 12 kb 12 kb 15
Salterprovirus Linear 14.5 kb 14.5 kb 35
Tectiviridae Linear 15 kb 15 kb 25-30
Fuselloviridae Circular 15 kb 18 kb 31-37
Sphaerolipoviridae Circular 16 kb 30 kb 37
Guttaviridae Circular 20 kb 20 kb 21
Ampullaviridae Linear 24 kb 24 kb 56
Globuloviridae Linear 28 kb 28 kb 45-50
Rudiviridae Linear 32 kb 35 kb 45-54
Adenoviridae Linear 30 kb 50 kb 40
Lipothrixviridae Linear 13 kb 56 kb 39-74
Bicaudaviridae Circular 62 kb 62 kb 72
Podoviridae Linear 16 kb 70 kb 20-65
Siphoviridae Linear 22 kb 121 kb 36-88
Myoviridae Linear 100 kb 170 kb ~200-300
Baculoviridae Circular 80 kb 180 kb 100-180
Ascoviridae Circular 120 kb 180 kb 123-180
Hytrosaviridae Circular 120 kb 190 kb 108-160
Asfarviridae Linear 170 kb 190 kb 150
Herpesviridae Linear 125 kb 240 kb 70-200
Polydnaviridae Linear (10 or more segments)150 kb 250 kb 20-30?
Nimaviridae Circular 300 kb 300 kb 184
Iridoviridae Linear 102 kb 303 kb 102-468
Poxviridae Linear 130 kb 375 kb 150-300
Phycodnaviridae Linear 100 kb 560 kb 231-373
Dinodnavirus Linear 356 kb 356 kb ?
Marseillevirus Circular 368 kb 368kb 457
Pithovirus Circular 610 kb 610 kb 467
Mimiviridae Linear 1200 kb 1200 kb 905
Pandoravirus Linear 2,473 kb 2,300 kb 2556