Elliptio complanata is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. Dead Elliptio complanata form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 35 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care).
EOL has data for 22 attributes, including: