Haplogroup L1 is found in West and Central sub-Saharan Africa. Some of its branches (L1d, L1k, L1a, L1f) were recently re-classified into haplogroup L0 as L0d, L0k, L0a and L0f.
Haplogroup L1 is believed to have first appeared in Africa approximately 150,000 to 170,000 years ago.
See also Edit
- Spread of Haplogroup L1, from National Geographic
- African Haplogroup L mtDNA Sequences Show Violations of Clock-like Evolution
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