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A royal can be heterozygous for a spider morph but it will not necessarily lok like a spider morph. Only if the Spider allele is dominant will it look like a spider. If the spider allele is reccessive it will look normal. But have good chance of producing spider offsoring if mated withanother het spider or spider. Hope that helped
 

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Spider IS dominant, Ste - that's what I described in my example.

A het spider royal is visually a Spider royal.
A homozygous spider royal is visually a Spider royal.
A royal who is not carrying Spider at all is a normal.

Part of the problem is that people do not understand that dominant and codominant morphs have hets too - it's just the LOOK that is different.
My apologies if i seemed contadicting, i was merely explaining that even tho somethin is het it will not always appaer the same unless the allele is dominant. I was unaware that spider allele was dominant as my knowledge is more specified to humans as opposed to reps. It was a poor example of me to use. No offence to yourself was intended.
 
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