OMIA:000287-9685 : Dicephalus in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: pig , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , water buffalo

Categories: Embryo phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Developmental disorder resulting in two heads.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000287-9685: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

1992 Camón, J., Sabaté, D., Verdú, J., Rutllant, J., López-Plana, C. :
Morphology of a dicephalic cat. Anat Embryol (Berl) 185:45-55, 1992. Pubmed reference: 1736684.
1991 Camón, J., Sabaté, D., Degollada, E., López-Béjar, M.A. :
Vascular anatomy of a dicephalic cat. Anat Embryol (Berl) 184:507-15, 1991. Pubmed reference: 1741481.
1950 Ellinger, T.U., Wotton, R.M., Hall, I.J. :
A report on the occurrence of a median eye in a partially dicephalic cat. Anat Rec 107:67-71, 1950. Pubmed reference: 15413806.
1933 Bissonnette, T.H. :
A two-faced kitten Journal of Heredity 24:103-104, 1933.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 17 Oct 2011