(syn. Cathartes Ϯ Turkey Vulture C. aura) Gr. ῥις rhis, ῥινος rhinos nostrils; genus Gryphus Bonaparte, 1854, condor; "Rhinogryphus. Nostril occupying the whole of the nasal cavity, its anterior end broadly rounded; cere as deep as broad, the upper and lower outlines divergent posteriorly, the former considerably arched; lower mandible much less deep than the upper. ... Type, Vultur aura, L." (Ridgway 1874).