OMIA:000374-57661 : Feather colour, extended black in Sula leucogaster (brown booby)

In other species: Mallard , Coscoroba swan , black swan , rock pigeon , helmeted guineafowl , chicken , king penguin , Arctic skua , pomarine skua , red-footed booby , zebra finch , Lesser snow goose , Bananaquit , gyrfalcon , ruff , Chestnut-bellied monarch , Eleonora's falcon

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 266300 (trait) , 155555 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: yes

Year key variant first reported: 2012

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

Associated gene:

Symbol Description Species Chr Location OMIA gene details page Other Links
MC1R Sula leucogaster - no genomic information (-..-) MC1R Ensembl

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2012). OMIA:000374-57661: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2012 BaiĆ£o, P.C., Parker, P.G. :
Evolution of the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) in Boobies and Gannets (Aves, Suliformes). J Hered 103:322-9, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22351934. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esr151.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 22 Aug 2012
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 22 Aug 2012