Etymology:gor.man’i.i.N.L. gen. masc. n.gormanii, of Gorman, named after G.W. Gorman, who isolated and first studied the organism and pioneered in the isolation of legionellae from environmental and clinical sources
homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Fluoribactergormanii 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 Fluoribacter.
Reclassification opposed IJSB 35:50.Publication:
Brenner DJ, Steigerwalt AG, Gorman GW, Wilkinson HW, Bibb WF, Hackel M, Tyndall RL, Campbell J, Feeley JC, Thacker WL, et al. Ten new species of Legionella. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:50-59.
In the paper by Brown et al. 1981 the type strain ATCC 33297 is incorrectly cited as ATCC 33342.Publication:
Moore WEC, Moore LVH. Index of the bacterial and yeast nomenclatural changes published in the International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology since the 1980 Approved Lists of Bacterial Names (1 January 1980 to 1 January 1992). American Society for Microbiology, Washington, 1992.
The species name Fluoribacter gormanii (Morris et al. 1980) Brown et al. 1981 is a correct name (Principle 6). According to his/her scientific opinion, a bacteriologist may use the species names Fluoribacter gormanii (Morris et al. 1980) Brown et al. 1981 or Legionella gormanii Morris et al. 1980. However, the names Fluoribacter Garrity et al. 1980, Fluoribacter bozemanae Garrity et al. 1980, Fluoribacter gormanii (Morris et al. 1980) Brown et al. 1981, and Fluoribacter dumoffii (Brenner et al. 1980) Brown et al. 1981 have never found widespread usage.Publication:
Garrity GM, Brown A, Vickers RM. Tatlockia and Fluoribacter: two new genera of organisms resembling Legionella pneumophila. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1980; 30:609-614.