OMIA:000374-9234 : Feather colour, extended black in Aptenodytes patagonicus (king penguin)

In other species: Mallard , Coscoroba swan , black swan , rock pigeon , helmeted guineafowl , chicken , Arctic skua , pomarine skua , brown booby , red-footed booby , zebra finch , Lesser snow goose , Bananaquit , gyrfalcon , ruff , Chestnut-bellied monarch , Eleonora's falcon

Categories: Pigmentation phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s)s (MIM numbers): 266300 (trait) , 155555 (gene)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: no

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2021). OMIA:000374-9234: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2000 Blight, L.K., Stevens, S. :
Partial melanism in King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus). Mar Ornithol 28:83, 2000.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 26 Aug 2021