List of the 97 Odonate species known for Buncombe County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi5S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa50S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius134S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes3S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata27S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa18S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros6S5G5
8Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes9WS3G5
9Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus16S5G5
10Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus3S3S4G5
11Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus1WS3?G5
12Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
13DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus57S5G5
14Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens6WS3?G4
15Green-faced ClubtailHylogomphus viridifrons7SRS1G3G4
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis3S4G4
17Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus19WS3G3
18Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis2SRS2S3G4
19Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis51S5G5
20Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus40S5G5
21Rapids ClubtailPhanogomphus quadricolor1SRS1?G3G4
22Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus12S5G5
23Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi7WS2S3G4
24Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus14S3S4G5
25Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3G4
26Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae2S3G4
27Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps3S3S4G5
28Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata6S4G5
29Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea8S3S4G4
30Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata9S5G5
31Stream CruiserDidymops transversa7S5G5
32Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis16S4G4
33Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis8S5G5
34Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura56S5G5
35Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps48S5G5
36Stygian ShadowdragonNeurocordulia yamaskanensis1SRS1?G5
37Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa3S4S5G5
38Calico PennantCelithemis elisa18S5G5
39Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina28S5G5
40Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata41S5G5
41Swift SetwingDythemis velox2S4S5G5
42Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis109S5G5
43Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
44Blue CorporalLadona deplanata21S5G5
45Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis1S5G5
46Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena2S5G5
47Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea18S5G5
48Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
49Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta68S5G5
50Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa66S5G5
51Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella37S4G5
52Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata7S5G5
53Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans14S5G5
54Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis152S5G5
55Wandering GliderPantala flavescens18S5G5
56Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea3S5G5
57Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera46S5G5
58Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia166S5G5
59Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum5S5G5
60Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum23S4G5
61Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum1S3S4G5
62Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum59S5G5
63Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina29S5G5
64Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata75S5G5
65Red SaddlebagsTramea onusta1SAG5
66Superb JewelwingCalopteryx amata1SRS1S2G4
67Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis18S3S4G4
68Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata121S5G5
69American RubyspotHetaerina americana67S5G5
70Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia12S5G5
71Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis13S3S4G5
72Southern SpreadwingLestes australis31S5G5
73Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus15WS3G4
74Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis1S5G5
75Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis21S5G5
76Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax20S5G5
77Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium2S4?G5
78Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis27S5G5
79Variable DancerArgia fumipennis103S5G5
80Powdered DancerArgia moesta78S5G5
81Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula56S5G5
82Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis26S5G5
83Dusky DancerArgia translata27S5G5
84Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum7S4?G5
85Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum47S5G5
86Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens14S5G5
87Familiar BluetEnallagma civile14S5G5
88Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans3S5G5
89Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans45S5G5
90Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum21S5G5
91Orange BluetEnallagma signatum19S5G5
92Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum25S5G5
93Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum7S3S4G5
94Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata14S5G5
95Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti2S3S4G5
96Fragile ForktailIschnura posita162S5G5
97Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis96S4S5G5