Name: Serpulina Stanton 1992

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. fem. dim. n. serpula, a little snake; L. fem. adj. suff. -ina, belonging to; N.L. fem. dim. n. Serpulina, belonging to a little snake, snakelike

Gender: feminine (stem: Serpulin-)

Type species: Serpulina hyodysenteriae (Harris et al. 1972) Stanton 1992

Valid publication: Stanton TB. Proposal to change the genus designation Serpula to Serpulina gen. nov. containing the species Serpulina hyodysenteriae comb. nov. and Serpulina innocens comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:189-190.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 42, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:328-329.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Brachyspira Hovind-Hougen et al. 1983


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Brachyspiraceae Paster 2012

Assigned by: Paster BJ. Family II. Brachyspiraceae. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 531.

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