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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 )