OMIA:000977-9823 : Taillessness in Sus scrofa (pig)

In other species: dog , taurine cattle , sheep , apes

Categories: Limbs / fins / digit / tail phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Absence of the tail. Also called anury.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2005). OMIA:000977-9823: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

1982 Ollivier, L., Sellier, P. :
Pig genetics: a review Annales de Genetique et de Selection Animale 14:481-544, 1982.
1958 Brooksbank, N.H. :
Congenital deformity of the tail in pigs British Veterinary Journal 114:50-55, 1958.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005