(syn. Neophron Ϯ Egyptian Vulture N. percnopterus ) L. percnopterus  vulture  < Gr. περκνοπτερος perknopteros  vulture (cf. specific name Vultur percnopterus Linnaeus, 1758); "Nasal orifices placed longitudinally.   28. SARCORAMPHUS.  Condor.  Neck bare of feathers.  Cere carunculated.   29. PERCNOPTERUS.  Neck covered with feathers" (Fleming 1822).   Var. Perenopterus, Perinopterus.

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Jobling, J. A. (2020). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2020). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 27 February 2020).