Age: About 13,300 years ago

Origin: Eurasia


Parent Branch: R-M73

Descendant branch(s): R-BY40441 R-L1433

FTDNA Tree Link: Link

YFull Info

Name: R-M478

Age: 13300 ybp ± 3100 CI 95%

Expansion: 7300 ybp ± 2500 CI 95%

Parent: R-M47

Note: This information does not imply an endorcement of YFull or their methods. It is provided at the request of readers.

R-M478 is a branch on the paternal tree of human kind. It and branches help trace human history from our origin in Africa.

FamilyTreeDNA Y-Haplotree

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R-M478 Technical Details


This branch is defined by the Y-Haplotree at FamilyTreeDNA as R-M478. There, it is the child of the R-M73 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

M478, L1435, Y13201, Y13207, Y13876, Y13877, Y13889


This branch is defined by YFull as R-M478. There, it is the child of the R-M47 branch.

Defining Variant(s)

Y13204, Y13871, Y13206, Y13203, M478, Y13878, Y13888, Y13208, Y13210, Y13209, Y13875, Y13887, Y13883, Y13202, Y13199, Y13885, Y13876, Y13882, Y13884, Y13874, Y13207, Y13873, Y13877, M73, Y13205, Y125549, Y125550, Y14187, Y125552, Y125561, Y125556, Y125558, Z26301, Y125555, Y125562, Y125554, Y125551, Y125627, Y13872, Y13880, Y13889, Y13879, S3511, Y125553, Y125559, Y13881, BY40440, Y125560, Y13201, Y38283, Y13200, Y22569

Sources & Resources

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Academic Sources

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