OMIA 001642-93934 : Feather colour, brown-splashed white in Coturnix japonica

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal Recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no


1940 Shimakura, K. :
Notes on the genetics of the Japanese quail. I. The simple, Mendelian, autosomal, recessive character, "brown=splashed white", of its plumage Japanese Journal of Genetics 16:106-112, 1940.

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