OMIA:000368-175006 : Feather colour, generic in Malurus melanocephalus (red-backed fairy wren)

In other species: birds , ducks , Mallard , domestic goose , swan goose , Muscovy duck , mute swan , rock pigeon , guineafowls , chicken , Indian peafowl , Ring-necked pheasant , turkey , common canary , Great Tit , emperor penguin , carrion crow , Eurasian bullfinch , white wagtail , barn owl , Japanese quail , tawny owl , hooded crow , white-winged fairy-wren , yellow-fronted tinkerbird , superb starling , South polar skua , red-fronted tinkerbird

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000368-175006: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Khalil, S., Enbody, E.D., Frankl-Vilches, C., Welklin, J.F., Koch, R.E., Toomey, M.B., Sin, S.Y.W., Edwards, S.V., Gahr, M., Schwabl, H., Webster, M.S., Karubian, J. :
Testosterone coordinates gene expression across different tissues to produce carotenoid-based red ornamentation. Mol Biol Evol , 2023. Pubmed reference: 36911907. DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msad056.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 18 Mar 2023