OMIA:000249-9986 : Cyclopia in Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

In other species: chicken , dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , taurine cattle , sheep , American mink

Categories: Vision / eye phene , Craniofacial phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: A congenital developmental disorder characterised by a single orbital fossa (eye socket). Named after the race of one-eyed giants of Greek mythology. In humans, this disorder is often associated with a chromosomal abnormality.

Species-specific description: See Robinson (1958, p. 348)

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2016). OMIA:000249-9986: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1958 Robinson, R. :
Genetic studies of the rabbit. Bibliographia Genetica 17:229–558, 1958.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 29 Apr 2016