OMIA:000985-9986 : Teat / nipple, number in Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)

In other species: pig , llama , taurine cattle , goat , sheep , alpaca

Categories: Endocrine / exocrine gland phene (incl mammary gland)

Links to possible relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) in OMIM: 163700 (trait)

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Also known as supernumerary teats, multi-nippled, polymastia and hyperthelia

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000985-9986: 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.

2023 Ballan, M., Bovo, S., Bertolini, F., Schiavo, G., Schiavitto, M., Negrini, R., Fontanesi, L. :
Population genomic structures and signatures of selection define the genetic uniqueness of several fancy and meat rabbit breeds. J Anim Breed Genet 140:663-678, 2023. Pubmed reference: 37435689. DOI: 10.1111/jbg.12818.
2021 Bovo, S., Schiavo, G., Utzeri, V.J., Ribani, A., Schiavitto, M., Buttazzoni, L., Negrini, R., Fontanesi, L. :
A genome-wide association study for the number of teats in European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) identifies several candidate genes affecting this trait. Anim Genet 52:237-43, 2021. Pubmed reference: 33428230. DOI: 10.1111/age.13036.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 13 Jan 2021