OMIA 000564-9844 : Intersex in Lama glama

In other species: tammar wallaby , dog , domestic cat , horse , pig , Western roe deer , cattle , goat , sheep , gray short-tailed opossum , argali , raccoon dog , bighorn sheep , water buffalo , American mink

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A mixture of male and female characteristics. Often due to an abnormality of the sex chromosomes.

Reference


1998 Lopez, M.J., Markel, M.D., Dubielzig, R. :
Urinary obstruction in a hermaphroditic llama Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 212:710 ff., 1998.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005