Term: Hypomelanistic

Reduced melanism. In ball pythons, hypomelanism is usually expressed by the genes in the ‘ghost’ complex: orange ghost, hypo, and others. Most of the ‘ghost’ genes are also compatible (so different lines of the same gene) but some (like citrus hypo and G1 hypo) are not.

Term: Hypomelanistic was last modified: August 12th, 2020 by Tom
Ghost, Hypo
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