OMIA:000240-13146 : Crest in Melopsittacus undulatus (budgerigar)

In other species: Mallard , domestic goose , rock pigeon , chicken , ringneck dove

Categories: Integument (skin) phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Cross-species summary: Also called feather-crested head.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2020). OMIA:000240-13146: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


1963 Ziswiler, V. :
[Mode of inheritance and pattern of manifestation of the 'crest' factor, a subvital factor of the budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulatus] Archiv der Julius Klaus-Stiftung fur Vererbungsforschung, Sozialanthropologie und Rassenhygiene 38:145-165, 1963. Pubmed reference: 5899901.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 20 Aug 2020