Age: 9,265.3 ± 6,518.4; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A200G A16066G
Parent Branch: M10a
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup M10a2 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 2,700 and 15,800 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

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
01 M10a2 16066 Released 27 Aug 2008
02 M10a2 16066 Released 14 Oct 2008
03 M10a2 16066 Released 1 Mar 2009
04 M10a2 16066 Released 10 May 2009
05 M10a2 16066 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 M10a2 16066 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 M10a2 16066 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 M10a2 16066 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 M10a2 16066 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 M10a2 16066 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 M10a2 16066 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 M10a2 16066 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 M10a2 16066 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 M10a2 A16066G Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 M10a2 A16066G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 M10a2 A200G A16066G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 M10a2 A200G A16066G 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
Hap5014922 Tanaka et al., 2004 none M10a2:309.1C, 315.1C, 8919, 12360, 16320
Hap5018477 Derenko et al., 2012 none M10a2:315.1C, 11272, 14569
Hap5018488 Derenko et al., 2012 none M10a2:315.1C, 4012, 16145
Hap5023393 Zheng et al., 2011 M10a2:573.1XC M10a2:567.1N, 3882, 14569

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
Hap10069896 United States United States Belarus Belarus
Hap10069897 Latvia Russia Russia Russia
Hap10069898 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Hap10069899 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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