Granite

First Produced By: Piet Nuyten

Issues: inbreeding depression

First Produced In: 2001

Availability: Rarest

Last Updated: 2022-04-07

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About

The simple recessive Granite mutation randomly occurred in Irian Jaya Carpet Pythona, Morelia spilota harrisoni, in a private collection in the Netherlands. [1]

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Issues

Granite has/had inbreeding depression but there is suspicion that it may also have some inherent issues as well, neuro-type symptoms [3]

History

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Appearance

Body

The regular IJ pattern is no longer visible but broken into reams of individually pigmented scales that reminds of granite rocks. Especially when recombined with other morphs, Granites are very popular amongst Carpet Python enthusiasts. Granite Jaguars, just to mention one example, show a surprisingly large reduction of the dark pigmentation and have a solid yellow basic color, broken by black or brown spots. [2]

Proven Lines

No known proven lines

Related Traits

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