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Mainly an Atlantic coast species, the eastern ellliptio is found in the Apalachicola river system, Altamaha River system of Georgia north to the St. Lawrence River system of Canada. In the Interior Basin it is found west to Lake Superior and within the Hudson Bay drainage.
In Michigan E. complanata is found from Cheboygan County north through the upper peninsula. In the lower peninsula the southernmost records were from Lake Huron. One historical record was from the Clinton River.
Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )