Gene X Het Pied Ball Python by Coppinger Reptile Co.
Gene X Het Pied Ball Python by Coppinger Reptile Co.
Original Gene X on eggs by J.Kobylka Reptiles
Original Gene X on eggs by J.Kobylka Reptiles
Gene X het Piebald by J.Kobylka Reptiles
Gene X het Piebald by J.Kobylka Reptiles
Gene X het Piebald by J.Kobylka Reptiles
Gene X het Piebald by J.Kobylka Reptiles
Gene X het Piebaldby J.Kobylka Reptiles
Gene X het Piebaldby J.Kobylka Reptiles
Gene X Poss Het Pied Ball Python by New England Reptile Distributors
Gene X Poss Het Pied Ball Python by New England Reptile Distributors
Gene X Poss Het Pied Ball Python by New England Reptile Distributors
Gene X Poss Het Pied Ball Python by New England Reptile Distributors
Gene X Poss Het Pied Ball Python by New England Reptile Distributors
Gene X Poss Het Pied Ball Python by New England Reptile Distributors
Gene X Het Pied Ball Python by Zach Melton Reptiles
Gene X Het Pied Ball Python by Zach Melton Reptiles
Gene X Het Pied Possible Yellow Belly Ball Python by Coppinger Reptile Co.
Gene X Het Pied Possible Yellow Belly Ball Python by Coppinger Reptile Co.
Gene X Het Pied Possible Yellow Belly Ball Python by Coppinger Reptile Co.
Gene X Het Pied Possible Yellow Belly Ball Python by Coppinger Reptile Co.

    GeneX

    First Produced By: Justin Kobylka

    First Produced In: 2015 [1]

    Availability: Higher

    Last Updated: 2022-06-28

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    About

    The GeneX Ball Python was first discovered by Justin Kobylka around 2015.

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    History

    "GeneX started with a captive-hatched animal. An amazing, very odd girl with melted sides and unique belly striping that is closer to center of the belly than typical belly striping.

    The original GeneX female was put directly into my Pied project the first year and reproduced her look in her first offspring. The following season her linage produced the world’s first Yellowbelly Pied (aka Pumpkin Pied) here at JKR way back in 2008.

    I didn’t think much of this unique gene until others also began producing YB Pieds that were not as bright as my original. That is when I started to consider that this unnamed gene was having a significant influence.

    In order to give it a label for tracking it in my own collection I called these animals GeneX. I never intended that the name would stick!

    In the past couple seasons I’ve been able to identify the gene more reliably as I’ve gone through nearly 4 generations. 2015 was the first season I was able to focus on what combos it could make." - Justin Kobylka [2]

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    Appearance

    Head

    The head of the GeneX Ball Python is a light tan colour that can also display a faint smudge headstamp.

    Body

    The body of the GeneX Ball Python has a melted/wobbly side patterning, which Justin refers to as “roller-coaster” sides. The GeneX also expresses heavy blushing, especially in adults.

    Belly

    The belly of the GeneX is usually covered in zig-zag striping.

    Tail

    The tail of the GeneX follows the wobbly pattern.

    Proven Lines

    No known proven lines.

    Related Traits

    No known related traits.

    Combos

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