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Has anyone tried combining microscale and scaleless yet?
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Old 02-04-2021, 01:23 AM   #1
hypnoctopus
Has anyone tried combining microscale and scaleless yet?

I know the two morphs originated from different places (scaleless being a hybrid gene and microscale popping up randomly in a pure line), so I don't know if they're related genes, but you do sometimes see missing scales on the head of a microscale. So I'm wondering if anyone has done breeding trials with the two morphs to see how they relate to each other?
 
Old 02-04-2021, 11:26 AM   #2
SODERBERGD
Olivia, what is an even more obvious feature is the shape of the scales on both.
 
Old 02-04-2021, 03:01 PM   #3
hypnoctopus
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Olivia, what is an even more obvious feature is the shape of the scales on both.
Interesting. So do you think they're related?
 
Old 02-05-2021, 10:11 AM   #4
SODERBERGD
Ball Pythons

Not that similar mutations are always parallel in function and expression, but have you read about the relationship between Scale-less and Micro-Scale Ball Pythons? It begs breeding trials in corns, eh?
 
Old 02-05-2021, 10:51 AM   #5
hypnoctopus
I haven't. Where could I read about that? I only have a bit of knowledge about ball python morphs. I knew they had a scaleless morph (with no belly scales or egg tooth, unlike our corns), but I wasn't aware they had a microscale morph too.
 
Old 02-05-2021, 11:58 AM   #6
SODERBERGD
Just query your browser, MICRO SCALE BALL PYTHON. There is at least one video on the subject. Here's a pic of two siblings; one MicroScale and one Scaled. The Scaled one is showing signs of an impending shed.
 
Old 02-05-2021, 12:53 PM   #7
SODERBERGD
Here's the rest of their bodies.
 

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