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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A15208G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: L3d3a
Descendant branch(s): L3d3a1a L3d3a1b


Haplogroup L3d3a1 is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup L3d3a1 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 L3d3a 2416 15208 Released 27 Aug 2008
02 L3d3a 2416 15208 Released 14 Oct 2008
04 L3d3a 2416 15208 Released 10 May 2009
05 L3d3a 2416 15208 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 L3d3a 2416 15208 Released 28 Sep 2009
15 L3d3a1 A15208G Released 30 Sep 2012
16 L3d3a1 A15208G Released 19 Feb 2014
17 L3d3a1 A15208G Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup L3d3a1 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
Hap5019437 Barbieri et al., 2013a L3d3a1:146 L3d3a1:523-524d, 6239, 16183C, 16519
Hap5019491 Barbieri et al., 2013a none L3d3a1:152, 315.1C, 523-524d, 16183C, 16519
Hap5023263 Zheng et al., 2012 L3d3a1:16187 L3d3a1:318, 16187d, 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 IDBirth
Birth Country
Maternal Grandmother's
Birth Country

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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