AFRMA

American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

Fancy Mouse Genes, Alphabetical Name Listing

Black-based Colors


For more mouse genetics, see the AFRMA Mouse Genetics book, the articles on the Info Pages, and the article Mouse Keeping: Linkage.
See the AFRMA Mouse Color Standards book and the Standards pages for photos.

Go to Fancy Mouse Genes, Alphabetical Name Listing for a complete list.

Go to Fancy Mouse Genes, Agouti-based Colors,
Fancy Mouse Genes, Marked Mice, or
Fancy Mouse Genes, Coats & Misc.

See also Fancy Mouse Genes, Genetic Code Listing for breakdowns by genetic code.


Black-based Colors
A
Albinocc (covers up the actual color/marking so can be either an agouti-based or black-based color; a.k.a. P.E. White)
B
Beigeaa B– cece or aa bb cece
Blackaa
Black: dominantEso
Black: extremeaeae
Blueaa dd
Blue: pink-eyedaa dd pp
(Silver)
C
Champagneaa bb pp
(P.E. Chocolate)
Chocolateaa bb
Coffeeaa cece
Color Point Beigeaa cech
Cream: black-eyedaa bb cchc dd
(chinchillated Dove)
Cream: black-eyedAya cchcch pp or Aya dd pp or
aa bb cchcch dd pp (chinchillated Dove)
D
Doveaa bb dd
(chocolate blue, dilute Chocolate)
Dove: pink-eyedaa bb dd pp
(Lavender)
F
Fox: Beigeatat B– cece or atat bb cece
Fox: Blackatat cchcch
Fox: Blueatat cchcch dd
Fox: Chocolateatat bb cchcch
Fox: Coffeeatat B– cece or atat bb cece
Fox: Doveatat bb cchcch dd
Fox: Ivoryatat B– cec or atat bb cec
Fox: Reverse Siameseatat B– cece or atat bb cece
H
Himalayanaa chc
Himalayan: Blue Pointaa chc dd
Himalayan: Chocolate Pointaa bb chc
I
Ivoryaa B– cec or aa bb cec
L
Lavenderaa bb dd pp
(P.E. Dove)
Leadenlnln
Lilacaa pp
(P.E. Black)
O
Opaldd ee
OrangeB– ee, bb ee, Ay, Aya pp
P
Pearlaa sisi
R
Reverse Siameseaa B– cece or aa bb cece
S
Siamese: Blue Pointaa chch dd
Siamese: Chocolate Pointaa bb chch
Siamese: Dove Pointaa bb chch dd
Siamese: Seal Pointaa chch
Siamese Sableaa cchch
Siamese Sable: Blueaa cchch dd
Siamese Sable: Martenatat cchch
Siamese Sable: Smoke Pearl Martenatat cchch dd
Silveraa pp (P.E. Black) or aa dd pp (P.E. Blue)
Silver Blackaa sisi
Silver Blueaa dd sisi
Silver Chocolateaa bb sisi
Silver Greyaa sisi
T
Tan: Blackatat
Tan: Blueatat dd
Tan: Champagneatat bb pp
Tan: Chocolateatat bb
Tan: Doveatat bb dd
Tan: Lilacatat pp
Tan: Pearlatat sisi
Tan: Silveratat pp or atat dd pp
Tan: Silver Blackatat sisi
Tan: Silver Greyatat sisi
W
White: pink-eyedcc (albino; covers up the actual color/marking so can be either an agouti-based or black-based color) or cece pp or cec pp or chc pp. Note: extremely diluted P.E. Self colors or a P.E. Marked with all markings bred off can look like a P.E. White
White: black-eyedcec, Ay– cece, A– B– cec, cece ee, ss, Ww, ss Ww

Note: Capital letter=dominant genes unless otherwise noted; lower case letter=recessive genes

“–” means that either the dominant or recessive allele could occupy that space without affecting the outcome

Note: Lilac U.S. = Dove U.K. (P.E. Black), Dove U.S. = Lilac U.K. (Chocolate Blue or Dilute Chocolate)

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Updated March 19, 2016