What a difference a year makes.
Less than a year ago, the Italy DNA Project
had 100 members. Over the past week, we have surpassed the 300 member mark. As I've done when we passed milestones in the past I wanted to take a minute to update folks on the current Y-DNA and mtDNA haplogroup
Here's the current version of the Y-DNA assignments, based on 207 Y-DNA members:
in Italy DNA Project
You can see that the classification scheme I used has changed a little since the last update
, to favor more precise classification. In many cases, the precise classification scheme has depended on individual
analysis and some estimation but I think the overall presenation is very accurate. One case where more testing is probably necessary is in the case of R1b1c. The levels of R1b1c9 and R1b1c10 are probably too low, since few members have tested the crucial S-series SNPs
offered by Ethnoancestry.