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Age: 6,516.4 ± 3,703.4; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: A1008G
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H13a2
Descendant branch(s): H13a2a1


Haplogroup H13a2a is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who founded this line lived between 2,800 and 10,200 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H13a2a 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.

01H13a2a1008Released 27 Aug 2008
02H13a2a1008Released 14 Oct 2008
04H13a2a1008Released 10 May 2009
05H13a2a1008Released 8 Jul 2009
06H13a2a1008Released 28 Sep 2009
07H13a2a1008Released 10 Nov 2009
08H13a2a1008Released 21 Mar 2010
09H13a2a1008Released 20 Jun 2010
10H13a2a1008Released 10 Aug 2010
11H13a2a1008Released 7 Feb 2011
12H13a2a1008Released 20 Jul 2011
13H13a2a1008Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14H13a2aA1008GReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H13a2aA1008GReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H13a2aA1008GReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H13a2aA1008GReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H13a2a 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
Hap5000384Behar et al., 2008anoneH13a2a:183, 309.1CC, 315.1C, 524.1AC, 7184, 11151
Hap5012812Raule et al., 2014noneH13a2a:315.1C, 9824, 10680, 16519
Hap5020739Fregel et al., 2014noneH13a2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 523-524d
Hap5020740Fregel et al., 2014H13a2a:16311H13a2a:234, 315.1C, 4947, 5894
Hap5020895Derenko et al., 2013noneH13a2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 3156, 3834, 4820, 5773, 10751
Hap5020896Derenko et al., 2013noneH13a2a:153, 200, 309.1C, 315.1C, 12076, 16243
Hap5020904Derenko et al., 2013noneH13a2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 3156, 3834, 4820, 5773
Hap5020938Derenko et al., 2013H13a2a:195H13a2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 4011, 12662, 13695
Hap5020985Derenko et al., 2013noneH13a2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 3156, 3834, 4820, 5773
Hap5021012Derenko et al., 2013H13a2a:11914H13a2a:309.1CC, 315.1C, 4011, 8648, 12662, 15154, 16362
Hap5021027Derenko et al., 2013noneH13a2a:131, 309d, 315.1C, 4011, 4977, 6366, 11017, 12082, 12662, 16290
Hap5022181Palanichamy et al., 2004noneH13a2a:309.1C, 315.1C, 1768

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
Hap10004202United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10018251CanadaSri LankaSri LankaSri Lanka
Hap10020685United StatesUnited StatesItalyItaly
Hap10028764United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10032797United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10033259United StatesUnited StatesFiji IslandsFiji Islands

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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