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.

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Black-based Colors
Albinocc (covers up the actual color/marking so can be either an agouti-based or black-based color; a.k.a. P.E. White)
Beigeaa B– cece or aa bb cece
Black: dominantEso
Black: extremeaeae
Blueaa dd
Blue: pink-eyedaa dd pp
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)
Doveaa bb dd
(chocolate blue, dilute Chocolate)
Dove: pink-eyedaa bb dd pp
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
Himalayanaa chc
Himalayan: Blue Pointaa chc dd
Himalayan: Chocolate Pointaa bb chc
Ivoryaa B– cec or aa bb cec
Lavenderaa bb dd pp
(P.E. Dove)
Lilacaa pp
(P.E. Black)
Opaldd ee
OrangeB– ee, bb ee, Ay, Aya pp
Pearlaa sisi
Reverse Siameseaa B– cece or aa bb cece
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
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
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 chch 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 September 26, 2021