OMIA:001638-9838 : Coat colour, piebald in Camelus dromedarius (Arabian camel)

In other species: sheep , golden hamster

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: unknown

Clinical features: Volpato et al. (2017): "Physiological characteristics include various degrees of deafness and visual impairments, and the notion that piebald camels with blue eyes may have audio and visual impairments is well known to African camel pastoralists".

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2017). OMIA:001638-9838: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2017 Volpato, G., Dioli, M., Di Nardo, A. :
Piebald camels Pastoralism 7:3, 2017. Pubmed reference: 32269746. DOI: 10.1186/s13570-017-0075-3.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 17 Mar 2017