OMIA:000299-9783 : Dwarfism, generic in Elephas maximus
In other species: domestic cat , cattle , dog , goat , pig , rabbit , sheep , horse , giraffe , Angolan giraffe , white-tufted-ear marmoset , red deer , , zebu
Categories: Skeleton phene (incl. short stature & teeth)
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: yes
Species-specific description: de Silva et al. (2014) provided detailed observations on "a single case of apparent dwarfism in a free-ranging adult male Asian elephant in Sri Lanka" first reported by Wijesinha et al. (2013).
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.
|2014||de Silva, S., Weerathunga, U.S., Pushpakumara, T.V. :|
|Morphometrics and behavior of a wild Asian elephant exhibiting disproportionate dwarfism. BMC Res Notes 7:933, 2014. Pubmed reference: 25522959 . DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-933.|
|2013||Wijesinha, R., Hapuarachchi, N., Abbott, B., Pastorini, J., Fernando, P. :|
|Disproportionate Dwarfism in a Wild Asian Elephant Gajah 38:30-32, 2013.|
- Changed by Frank Nicholas on 08 Jan 2021
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 08 Jan 2021