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Age: 3,979.5 ± 4,049.2; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T1809C
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Parent Branch: H
Descendant branch(s):


Haplogroup H86 is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. The woman who started this branch lived at some point between recent generations and 8,000 years ago (Behar et al 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup H86 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
14 H86 T1809C Released 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15 H86 T1809C Released 30 Sep 2012
16 H86 T1809C Released 19 Feb 2014
17 H86 T1809C Released 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup H86 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
Hap5000828 Behar et al., 2012a none H86:315.1C, 4639, 9425
Hap5011069 Kloss-Brandstätter et al., 2010 none H86:315.1C
Hap5012717 Raule et al., 2014 none H86:315.1C, 4561, 8857

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
Hap10000043United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10002619United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10002723United StatesUnited StatesCanadaCanada
Hap10003163UnspecifiedUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10003461United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10003591United StatesUnited StatesUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10004843United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10007690United StatesUnspecifiedUnspecifiedUnited States
Hap10010051United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10011415United KingdomUnited KingdomUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
Hap10013702United StatesUnited StatesCanadaCanada
Hap10013907United StatesUnited StatesUnited StatesUnited States
Hap10014593United 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

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