Harlequin is a dominant modifier of the merle pattern. When present, it allows the merle patches to vary in color from lacy pale blue or red to mid ranges of gray or red in a harlequin red merle. There is another documented dominant modifier known as "tweed", which produces intermediate shades of gray and rusty brown or red in red merles in a very regular pattern. It is unknown at this time whether the harlequin pattern as it occurs in Aussies is caused by the same gene as that which produces tweed Phil Sponenberg, personal communication. The apparent difference may be only one of degree, with the harlequins having lacy white or near white areas and tweeds not having them.
Harlequin color change
Harlequin Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment - Scope Heal
He is an immortal elf who has frequently fought the Horrors , and has so far kept them from prematurely entering the Sixth World. He believes that in another 2, years, metahumanity will have developed both the magic and the technology to defend against the Horrors. He has been described as the embodiment of chaos — unpredictable, mercurial, and usually quite detached. He is a reluctant knight, not wanting to save the world, but often knowing he is the only one in a position who can do so.
Harlequin is the second boss in The Faces of Evil. Harlequin is an anthropomorphic pig who is a minion of Ganon. He is located at his Face of Evil, the Harlequin Bazaar.
In the early years of the commedia midth century , the Harlequin was a zanni a wily and covetous comic servant , and he was cowardly, superstitious, and plagued by a continual lack of money and food. By the early 17th century, Harlequin had become a faithful valet, patient, credulous, and amorous. This last quality often led him into difficulties from which he managed to extricate himself by cleverness and irrepressible high spirits. He was amoral without being vicious, and, unlike his fellow commedia servants, he did not hold a grudge or seek revenge against those who tricked or cheated him. It later developed into a tight-fitting costume decorated with triangles and diamond shapes, and it included a batte, or slapstick.