OMIA:000249-9685 : Cyclopia in Felis catus (domestic cat)

In other species: chicken , dog , horse , pig , taurine cattle , sheep , rabbit , American mink

Categories: Vision / eye phene , Craniofacial phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: A congenital developmental disorder characterised by a single orbital fossa (eye socket). Named after the race of one-eyed giants of Greek mythology. In humans, this disorder is often associated with a chromosomal abnormality.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2011). OMIA:000249-9685: 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.

1991 Baljet, B., van der Werf, F., Otto, A.J. :
Willem Vrolik on cyclopia. Doc Ophthalmol 77:355-68, 1991. Pubmed reference: 1769305.
1956 Antin, I.P. :
Feline monstrosities Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 129:561-562, 1956.

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 17 Oct 2011