Definition of Melanistic. Meaning of Melanistic. Synonyms of Melanistic

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Definition of Melanistic

Melanistic
Melanistic Mel`a*nis"tic, a. Affected with melanism; of the nature of melanism.

Meaning of Melanistic from wikipedia

- which cover a large part of the body of the animal, making it appear melanistic. The morbid deposition of black matter, often of a malignant character...
- A black panther is the melanistic colour variant of the leopard (Panthera pardus) and the jaguar (Panthera onca). Black panthers of both species have excess...
- Black squirrels are a melanistic subgroup of squirrels with black coloration on their fur. The phenomenon occurs with several species of squirrels, although...
- A melanistic mask (also referred to as a mask or masking) is a dog coat pattern that gives the appearance of a mask on the dog's face. The hairs on the...
- The Asiatic lion is a Panthera leo leo po****tion surviving today only in India. Since the turn of the 20th century, its range is restricted to Gir National...
- reports and one painting (now lost) of pure black non-striped tigers (true melanistic tigers). Most black mammals are due to the non-agouti mutation. Agouti...
- broad and flat, they have drooped ears and a powerful, distinctively melanistic black muzzle. They have a broad chest, long legs and a long tail that...
- The silver fox is a melanistic form of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes). Silver foxes display a great deal of pelt variation. Some are completely glossy black...
- A black wolf is a melanistic colour variant of the gray wolf (Canis lupus). Black specimens were recorded among red wolves (Canis rufus), though the colour...
- 1894) and The Second Jungle Book (coll. 1895). He is a black panther (melanistic Indian leopard) who serves as friend, protector and mentor to the "man-cub"...
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