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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A15421G
Parent Branch: L2a1a2a1
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup L2a1a2a1a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup L2a1a2a1a 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.

16L2a1a2a1aA15421GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17L2a1a2a1aA15421GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L2a1a2a1a 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
Hap5000551Behar et al., 2008bL2a1a2a1a:16286L2a1a2a1a:315.1C, 1943, 3106N, 3796, 8119, 16092Y
Hap5000602Behar et al., 2008bL2a1a2a1a:16189, 16286L2a1a2a1a:315.1C, 3106N, 16051, 16183C
Hap5000645Behar et al., 2008bnoneL2a1a2a1a:315.1C, 3106N, 9211, 16092, 16248
Hap5004413Behar et al., 2012bnoneL2a1a2a1a:309.1C, 315.1C, 4913, 14867, 16092
Hap5009443Herrnstadt et al., 2002L2a1a2a1a:247, 16129, 16187, 16189, 16230, 16286, 16294, 16309, 16311, 16390L2a1a2a1a:1-576d, 7278, 16024-16569d
Hap5010584Just et al., 2008noneL2a1a2a1a:315.1C, 11923
Hap5010585Just et al., 2008noneL2a1a2a1a:315.1C, 8625
Hap5010589Just et al., 2008L2a1a2a1a:10454L2a1a2a1a:315.1C, 8751, 13763
Hap5010591Just et al., 2008noneL2a1a2a1a:315.1C, 8751, 13763
Hap5018722Barbieri et al., 2012aL2a1a2a1a:16286L2a1a2a1a:310N, 4191T
Hap5023102Howell et al., 2004L2a1a2a1a:16286L2a1a2a1a:317.1C, 7278
Hap5023103Howell et al., 2004L2a1a2a1a:16286L2a1a2a1a:317.1C, 3615, 13434, 16092
Hap5023104Zheng et al., 2012nonenone

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
Hap10067560United StatesPuerto RicoSpainSpain
Hap10067561United StatesUnited StatesTrinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
Hap10067562United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067563United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067564United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067565United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10067566Puerto RicoPuerto RicoUnspecifiedPuerto Rico

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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