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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T182C! T12609C T12696C
Parent Branch: L1b1a
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup L1b1a18 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup L1b1a18 Phylotree History 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.

16L1b1a18T182C! T12609C T12696CReleased 19 Feb 2014
17L1b1a18T182C! T12609C T12696CReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L1b1a18 Data Sources

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 IDPublicationMissing VariantsAdditional Variants
Hap5004964Behar et al., 2012bnoneL1b1a18:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d, 1007
Hap5018799Barbieri et al., 2012anoneL1b1a18:315.1C, 3244N
Hap5023031Zheng et al., 2012noneL1b1a18:2000

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 IDBirth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country
Hap10066825United StatesColombiaColombiaColombia
Hap10066826United StatesJamaicaJamaicaJamaica
Hap10066827United StatesNicaraguaNicaraguaNicaragua
Hap10066828United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10066829United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10066830United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10066831United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10066832United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10066833United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10066834United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States

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

Sources & Resources

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