Here, we report the detection of a novel alphavirus in Australian mosquitoes, provisionally named Yada Yada virus (YYV). Phylogenetic analysis indicated that YYV belongs to the mosquito-specific alphavirus complex. The assembled genome is 11,612 nucleotides in length and encodes two open reading frames.

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Citation:  Batovska J, Buchmann JP, Holmes EC, Lynch SE. 2020. Coding-complete genome sequence of Yada Yada virus, a novel alphavirus detected in Australian mosquitoes.
Microbiol Resour Announc 9:e01476-19.  https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01476-19