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

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

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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