For community feedback and consideration! ~Justin K.
Gene Request Form
Species: Ball Python (Python Regius)
Name of Gene: Pixel
First produced by whom: J. Kobylka Reptiles
Genetics Type (Incdom/Codom/Recessive/Polygenic/etc): Codom
In complex with other genes?: unknown
Other names/aliases for it?: “J2” - previous named this within my own collection
Description: Proven from a captive hatched animal from africa - imported in 2008 - proven in 2014
Appearance: What it does/looks like? - A proven Granite-type mutation with pocketing and pixelation of the sides. Overall darker than wild-type.
Proven: To what degree it is proven out to not just be polygenic? - 7 seasons of recreating its exact appearance.
Why do you believe this is a new morph and not an existing one? - Looks different than other existing granite - type morphs - will take many additional years of future breeding to determine if it is the same as an existing linage.
Related Genes: unknown
Problems: Any problems? - none! known as of now (2021)
Other History: Any additional history?
Disagreement or Controversy: - none known as of now (20210
References here on the community: - I have displayed examples of this morph at two Tinleys / Arlington NARBCs -
At least one link to community discussion (ie forums) to demonstrate community acceptance: First Impression on the Pixel morph?