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Age: 8,215.6 ± 5,150.6; CI=95% (Behar et al., 2012b)
Origin: Undetermined
Mutations: T7861C A11002G T15479C
FTDNA Tree: Link
Parent Branch: R9
Descendant branch(s): R9c1


Haplogroup R9c is a branch on the maternal tree of human kind. Its age is between 40,400 and 53,000 years (Behar et al., 2012b).

mtDNA Haplogroup R9c 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.

12R9c1951 6446 7861 8440 11002 11308 14227 15479 15734 16157 16256 16335Released 20 Jul 2011
13R9c17861 11002 15479 16157Released 28 Dec 2011; Last Build to use the rCRS
14R9c1T7861C A11002G T15479C T16157CReleased 5 Apr 2012; First version to use the RSRS
15R9c1T7861C A11002G T15479C T16157CReleased 30 Sep 2012
16R9cT7861C A11002G T15479CReleased 19 Feb 2014
17R9cT7861C A11002G T15479CReleased 18 Feb 2016

mtDNA Haplogroup R9c 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
Hap5018462Derenko et al., 2012R9c:146R9c:44.1C, 150, 151, 309.1C, 315.1C, 5951, 10403, 12236, 12892, 15043, 16051, 16335, 16362, 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

Related Sources

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mtDNA Consultants

The following members of the community offer paid consulting for those seeking help with mtDNA results. Inclusion on this list is not a recommendation or endorsement of any service.


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