OMIA 000468 : Heterochromia irides/iridis

Possible human homologue (MIM number): 142500 (trait)

Cross-species summary: Difference in colour of the iris in the two eyes, or in different areas of one iris.

Species in which this phene is found:
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
pig (Sus scrofa)
cattle (Bos taurus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus)

Edit History


  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 02 Dec 2011
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 13 Apr 2017
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 25 Sep 2021