IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


Read full entry

The slippershell is found in the upper Mississippi drainage, and in Ohio Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers. In the St. Lawrence system it is found from Lake Huron to the Ottawa River. In general its range extends from western Maine, south to northern Georgia, west to Arkansas and north to North Dakota.

In Michigan this species is found in smaller creeks and rivers in both the upper and lower peninsula.

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )


Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

© The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors

Source: Animal Diversity Web

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!