OMIA:001992-9157 : Beak size in Parus major (Great Tit)

In other species: Darwin's finches , black-bellied seedcracker

Categories: Craniofacial phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 600698 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Bill size

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. (2021). OMIA:001992-9157: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2017 Bosse, M., Spurgin, L.G., Laine, V.N., Cole, E.F., Firth, J.A., Gienapp, P., Gosler, A.G., McMahon, K., Poissant, J., Verhagen, I., Groenen, M.A.M., van Oers, K., Sheldon, B.C., Visser, M.E., Slate, J. :
Recent natural selection causes adaptive evolution of an avian polygenic trait. Science 358:365-368, 2017. Pubmed reference: 29051380. DOI: 10.1126/science.aal3298.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 26 Sep 2021
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 26 Sep 2021