OMIA:002249-8855 : Feather colour, dilution, generic in Cairina moschata (Muscovy duck)

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: yes

Mode of inheritance: Autosomal recessive

Considered a defect: no

Key variant known: no

Species-specific name: Known as lavender feather colour

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:002249-8855: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1962 Hollander, WF., Walther, PL. :
Recessive "lavender" in the Muscovy duck. J Hered 53:81-3, 1962. Pubmed reference: 13908391 .

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 02 Mar 2020
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 02 Mar 2020