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Age: Undetermined
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: G2056A G3421A G7382A C9677T C12063T
Parent Branch: H81
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H81a is a branch on the maternal tree of humanity.

mtDNA Haplogroup H81a 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.

14H81aG2056A G3421A G7382A C9677T C12063TReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15H81aG2056A G3421A G7382A C9677T C12063TReleased 30 Sep 2012
16H81aG2056A G3421A G7382A C9677T C12063TReleased 19 Feb 2014
17H81aG2056A G3421A G7382A C9677T C12063TReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H81a 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
Hap5004189Behar et al., 2012bnoneH81a: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
Hap10000956United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10008483United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10011249United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10012626United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10015176United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10031304United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10037403United 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

Related Sources

Additional Resources

mtDNA Consultants

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