AFRMA

American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

Fancy Mouse Genes, Alphabetical Name Listing

Coats & Misc.


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, Black-based Colors, or
Fancy Mouse Genes, Marked Mice.

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


Coats & Misc.
A
AstrexReRe
B
BrindleAvy (Avy gene causes stripes in color; Viable Yellow gene)
Brindle: Sex-linkedMobr (causes mottling/stripes in color; a.k.a. X-Brindle or English Brindle)
C
CaraculCa–
F
Frizziefrfr
(Bonnie Walters’ code; there are other recessive and dominant curly genes)
Frizzie Long Hairfrfr ll or frfr gogo
Frizzie Satinfrfr sasa
Frizzie Satin Long Hairfrfr ll sasa or frfr gogo sasa
Frizzled/Fuzzyfzfz
H
Hairlesshrhr
Hairless: rhinohrrhhrrh
L
Long Hairll or gogo
Long Hair Satinll sasa or gogo sasa
M
Merlerounroun (causes solid patches on a roaned background)
R
Rexfzfz
Roan: recessiveroro
Roan: dominantRn–
S
Satinsasa
SplashedTg–
T
Tan: Roanatat roro
Tan: Splashedatat Tg–
V
Varitint-waddlerVa– (gene causes a tri-colored coat, deafness, and circling defect)
W
Waltzersvv

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