OMIA:000649-10036 : Microphthalmia in Mesocricetus auratus (golden hamster)

In other species: Nile tilapia , chicken , dog , pig , Eastern wapiti , taurine cattle , sheep , fox squirrel , Campbell's desert hamster , water buffalo

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Abnormal smallness in all dimensions of one or both eyes.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000649-10036: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1962 Huges, R.D., Geeraets, W.J. :
Extreme microphthalmia in the Syrian hamster Genetics 47:962, 1962.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005