OMIA:000963-156757 : Syndactyly in Buteo swainsoni (Swainson's hawk)

In other species: chicken , tammar wallaby , dog , domestic cat , pig , taurine cattle , sheep

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 212780 (trait) , 186100 (trait) , 186200 (trait) , 186300 (trait) , 604270 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Fusion of the claws (cleats or digits). Occurs in one, two, three or (rarely) four legs.

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. (2015). OMIA:000963-156757: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2016 Rogers, K.H., Mete, A., McMillin, S., Shinn, R. :
Polymelia and syndactyly in a Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni). J Wildl Dis 52:114-7, 2016. Pubmed reference: 26555107. DOI: 10.7589/2014-05-121.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 30 Dec 2015