OMIA:002066-55002 : Shell colour in Clanculus (sea snails)

In other species: periwinkle , emarginate dogwinkle , black-lip pearl oyster

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

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. (2023). OMIA:002066-55002: 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 Gefaell, J., Galindo, J., Rolán-Alvarez, E. :
Shell color polymorphism in marine gastropods. Evol Appl 16:202-222, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36793692. DOI: 10.1111/eva.13416.
2017 Williams, S.T., Lockyer, A.E., Dyal, P., Nakano, T., Churchill, C.K.C., Speiser, D.I. :
Colorful seashells: Identification of haem pathway genes associated with the synthesis of porphyrin shell color in marine snails. Ecol Evol 7:10379-10397, 2017. Pubmed reference: 29238562. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3552.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 17 Feb 2023
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 21 Sep 2023