OMIA:000649-34861 : Microphthalmia in Sciurus niger (fox squirrel)

In other species: Nile tilapia , chicken , dog , pig , Eastern wapiti , taurine cattle , sheep , golden hamster , Campbell's desert hamster , water buffalo

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Abnormal smallness in all dimensions of one or both eyes.

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2023). OMIA:000649-34861: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


2023 Soler, E., McCool, E., Fentiman, K., Brandão, J., Shaw, G.C. :
Microphthalmia, aphakia and agenesis of the optic chiasm and tract in a wild fox squirrel (Sciurus niger). J Comp Pathol 201:109-113, 2023. Pubmed reference: 36791601. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2023.01.001.

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  • Created by Imke Tammen2 on 17 Feb 2023