al.vi.ni’pul.li. N.L. gen. neut. n.alvini, suffering from diarrhoea; L. gen. masc./neut. n.pulli, of a chicken; N.L. gen. masc./neut. n.alvinipulli, of a diarrhoeic chicken, referring to the host animal from which the spirochaete was isolated
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Serpulinaalvinipulli is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Serpulina.
NOTE ADDED IN PROOF: Brachyspira alvinipulli. "In accordance with the rules of taxonomy, the bacterium characterized in this paper should be designated Brachyspira alvinipulli sp. nov."; IJSB 48:675.Publication:
Stanton TB, Postic D, Jensen NS. Serpulina alvinipulli sp. nov., a new Serpulina species that is enteropathogenic for chickens. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:669-676.