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The mapleleaf is found in Mississippi River drainage north to the Red River of the North and Nelson River. It is also found in the Great Lakes, south to the Gulf drainages in the Alabama river and some streams of eastern and central Texas.
In Michigan Q. quadrula has been recorded in the Black and Galien Rivers on the western side of the state as well as the Grand River. It has also been collected in the Cass and Saginaw Rivers, Saginaw Bay, and Lake Erie.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )