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Age: 9,991.0 ± 2,521.3; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T11152C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: H
Descendant branch(s): H26a H26b H26c


Haplogroup H26 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 7,500 and 12,500 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H26 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
03 H26 11152 Released 1 Mar 2009
04 H26 11152 Released 10 May 2009
05 H26 11152 Released 8 Jul 2009
06 H26 11152 Released 28 Sep 2009
07 H26 11152 Released 10 Nov 2009
08 H26 11152 Released 21 Mar 2010
09 H26 11152 Released 20 Jun 2010
10 H26 11152 Released 10 Aug 2010
11 H26 11152 Released 7 Feb 2011
12 H26 11152 Released 20 Jul 2011
13 H26 11152 Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14 H26 T11152C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H26 T11152C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H26 T11152C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H26 T11152C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H26 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
Hap5001575 Behar et al., 2012b none H26:309.1CC, 315.1C, 3508
Hap5002597 Behar et al., 2012b none H26:309.1C, 315.1C, 10685
Hap5005622 Brotherton et al., 2013 none H26:1-12d, 16558-16569d
Hap5012982 Raule et al., 2014 none H26:309.1C, 315.1C

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
Hap10003471United StatesCanadaCanadaCanada
Hap10006967United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10033271United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10038578CanadaUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States

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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