Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: C5255T T8733C
Parent Branch: L2c3
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup L2c3a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

Phylotree History

Phylotree.org is the maternal (mtDNA) tree of humanity. It is maintained by Dr. Mannis Van Oven. Each build is a major update to the tree. The current build is #17.

Build# Called Mutations Notes
13 L2c3a 5255 8733 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 L2c3a C5255T T8733C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 L2c3a C5255T T8733C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 L2c3a C5255T T8733C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 L2c3a C5255T T8733C Released 18 Feb 2016

GenBank Samples

GenBank is a database of genetic sequence data. It is run by the United States National Institute of Health. It serves as the main repository for mtDNA full sequence profiles. Samples come both from published academic literature and donations from genetic genealogy community members. In addition to GenBank samples, listings below may include other samples published but not submitted to GenBank such as those from the HapMap project.

Note: GenBank results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg ID Publication Missing Variants Additional Variants
Hap5005681 Cerezo et al., 2012 L2c3a:15110 L2c3a:315.1C, 523-524d, 8865-9125d, 11204, 12612, 14784d, 14786-15110d, 16093, 16519
Hap5010130 Ingman et al., 2000 L2c3a:16187 L2c3a:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 11909, 14118, 16362, 16519
Hap5018809 Barbieri et al., 2012a none L2c3a:315.1C, 523-524d, 2589, 6150N, 6521, 15077, 16093, 16234, 16519
Hap5018814 Barbieri et al., 2012a none L2c3a:310, 311N, 523-524d, 2589, 6521, 15077, 16093N, 16234, 16519

Geno 2.0 Data

Data from Geno 2.0 is derived from the The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project — the DAR. The Hg ID is specific to this site and is used to protect the identities of those who take part in Genographic research. Birth Country, Mother's Birth Country, and Maternal Grandmother's Birth Country have been normalized from DAR database fields. The Maternal Origin is determined based on the three previous fields.

Note: Geno 2.0 results currently use Phylotree build 16. I am working on changing resuts over to build 17.

Hg ID Birth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10068464 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10068465 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Hap10068466 Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified

If you use the information in this table, please credit both this site and The National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

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