OMIA 002280-61388 : Coat colour, albinism, generic in Prionailurus viverrinus

In other species: Bornean orangutan , goldfish , rainbow trout , axolotl , African clawed frog , turkey vulture , American black bear , Campbell's desert hamster , meadow voles , western chorus frog , grass carp , Sumatran tiger , grivet , dog , sheep , brown bear , Arizona pocket mouse , nutria , eastern chipmunk , rufous rat-kangaroo , hippopotamus , hares , northern pocket gopher , North American deer mouse , golden hamster , gray short-tailed opossum , American bison , raccoon , , cattle

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Congenital lack of pigment in all parts of the body.

History: Giordano et al. (2013) reported "an adult albino fishing cat believed to have been captured in the Hail Haor region of Sylhet Division, Bangladesh".

Reference


2013 Giordano, A.J., Ali Reza, A.H.M., Feeroz, M.M. :
Albinism in the fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) from the Haor Basin of Bangladesh CATnews 58:37-38, 2013.

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