<tr><th>Descendants</th> <td>H, V</td></tr>
Haplogroup HV
Possible time of origin 20000 years before present
Possible place of origin Western Eurasia
Ancestor pre-HV
Defining mutations 7028

In human genetics, Haplogroup HV is a human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroup.

Haplogroup HV is believed to have expanded throughout Europe 20,000 years before present, before the advent of farming in Europe. Today, it is most common in Western Europe (and descendant populations).

Haplogroup HV derives from the Haplogroup pre-HV (which in turn derives from haplogroup R). HV is also the ancestral haplogroup to Haplogroup H and Haplogroup V.

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Human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups

  most recent common mt-ancestor    
L0   L1  
L2 L3   L4 L5 L6 L7
  M N  
CZ D E G Q   A I O   R   S W X Y
C Z B F pre-HV   pre-JT P  UK
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