Boaedon capensis T+ albino

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Species: Boaedon capensis

Name of Gene: T+ Albino

First produced by whom: unknown

Year First Produced: unknown

Genetics Type (Incdom/Codom/Recessive/Polygenic/etc): recessive

In complex with other genes?: no

Other names/aliases for it?: Albino

Description: T+ albinos have no melanin but have tyrosinase

Appearance; What it does/looks like?

  • Head: the head has a white “mask” on the jaw, nose, and eyes. The top of the head is an orange or yellow colour. They have yellow or green eyes with black pupils

  • Body: Orange or yellow with white patterning and sides

  • Belly: pure white

  • Tail: Orange or yellow on top. White on the bottom

Proven Lines:

Related Genes: T+ butter, KZN red T+ albino, T+ albino hypo “sunglow”, T+ albino blue-eyed, T+ butter hypo

Proven: To what degree it is proven out to not just be polygenic? This gene is fully proven to be recessive by many house snake breeders

Unique: Why do you believe this is a new morph and not an existing one? There are no morphs for house snakes on morph market yet

Problems: Any problems? No

History: The history behind its discovery? Unknown

Disagreement or Controversy: it is debated whether T+ albino is actually albino or not because they do not lack tyrosinase

References here on the community:

  • At least one link to community discussion (ie forums) to demonstrate community acceptance
  • Link to WOBP if one exists.

  • Links to the wider web.

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