Eupedia Forums
Site NavigationEupedia Top > Eupedia Forum & Japan Forum
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Origin of mtDNA Haplogroup V in Cantabria, Northern Spain?

  1. #1
    Junior Member Achievements:
    3 months registered500 Experience Points

    Join Date
    29-03-11
    Location
    Ovar
    Posts
    2

    Y-DNA haplogroup
    J1
    MtDNA haplogroup
    V

    Ethnic group
    Magdalenian
    Country: Portugal



    Origin of mtDNA Haplogroup V in Cantabria, Northern Spain?



    I recent red a paper on the possibility of Cantabria, Northern Spain being the birthplace of mtDNA haplogroup V around the LGM. If this is the case it makes sense to say that the paintings of many Cantabria Caves (e.g. Altamira, El Castillo, etc) were the main work of haplogroup V and probably H1 and H3.

    This makes sense as my birthplace and maternial leneage are from Tras-os-Montes, a province in NE Portugal that borders the Spanish provinces of Galicia and Leon. It is only a few hours from Cantabria.

    This forum will not allow me to post a link but the article’s title is:


    Maca-Meyer et al., 2003. Y Chromosome and Mitochondrial DNA Characterization of Pasiegos, a Human Isolate from Cantabria (Spain).

    Any ideas or comments?

    Thank you.

  2. #2
    Emperor Achievements:
    Overdrive1000 Experience Points3 months registered

    Join Date
    10-04-13
    Posts
    2,121
    Points
    4,787
    Level
    20
    Points: 4,787, Level: 20
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 263
    Overall activity: 14.0%

    Y-DNA haplogroup
    T1a1a3 (T-PF7443)
    MtDNA haplogroup
    H

    Country: Italy



    Haplogroup V arrived in Iberia with haplogroup H and is presumed to have waited out the LGM as haplogroup H did. When the ice age ended, the Haplogroup H bearing women would come to dominate most of the female lineages in the European peninsula, from Iberia to Scandinavia and the Balkans it is found in no less than 40 to 60% of women in all European ethnic groups. Haplogroup V on the other hand (which is still found at low trace frequencies in Iberia where it arrived with H) moved northward to extreme northern Scandinavia ( extreme north of Norway and Sweden, Finland) where it dominates in the indigenous Sami people. Why they choose to move from Iberia to Scandinavia is beyond me, or what environmental factors forced them to do so, but this is how it ended up whereas their H female "cousins" came to matrilineal lay dominate Europe.

Similar Threads

  1. How did Mtdna J and T come To Northern Europe?
    By spongetaro in forum mtDNA Haplogroups
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 12-05-13, 15:56
  2. More Early Neolithic mtDNA from Spain
    By A. Tamar Chabadi in forum Ancient DNA studies
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 27-11-11, 20:19
  3. Lies about Rhouda et al. 2006 study and MtDna in Spain
    By luis77 in forum mtDNA Haplogroups
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-09-11, 08:04
  4. Children in northern Spain, what happens?
    By Carlitos in forum Opinions
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 26-09-10, 21:54
  5. Lie about mtDNA haplogroup frequencies in Spain.
    By Truthdna in forum mtDNA Haplogroups
    Replies: 59
    Last Post: 13-03-10, 04:03

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •