List of the 98 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 junius142S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes4S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata30S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa18S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros7S5G5
8Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes9WS3G5
9Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus16S5G5
10Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus3S3S4G5
11Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus1WS3?G5
12Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus4S3S4G5
13DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus61S5G5
14Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens6WS3?G4
15Green-faced ClubtailHylogomphus viridifrons8SRS1G3G4
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis3S4G4
17Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus19WS3G3
18Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis2WS2S3G4
19Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis52S5G5
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 erronea9S3S4G4
30Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata9S5G5
31Stream CruiserDidymops transversa7S5G5
32Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis16S4G4
33Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis8S5G5
34Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura56S5G5
35Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps51S5G5
36Stygian ShadowdragonNeurocordulia yamaskanensis1SRS1?G5
37Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa4S4S5G5
38Calico PennantCelithemis elisa18S5G5
39Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina29S5G5
40Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata44S5G5
41Swift SetwingDythemis velox3S4S5G5
42Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis115S5G5
43Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
44Blue CorporalLadona deplanata21S5G5
45Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis1S5G5
46Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena2S5G5
47Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea21S5G5
48Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
49Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta76S5G5
50Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa71S5G5
51Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella38S4G5
52Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata8S5G5
53Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans19S5G5
54Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis165S5G5
55Wandering GliderPantala flavescens20S5G5
56Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea3S5G5
57Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera50S5G5
58Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia184S5G5
59Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum5S5G5
60Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum25S4G5
61Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum1S3S4G5
62Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum59S5G5
63Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina34S5G5
64Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata81S5G5
65Red SaddlebagsTramea onusta1SAG5
66Superb JewelwingCalopteryx amata1SRS1S2G4
67Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis21S3S4G4
68Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata136S5G5
69American RubyspotHetaerina americana71S5G5
70Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia13S5G5
71Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis13S3S4G5
72Southern SpreadwingLestes australis40S5G5
73Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus15WS3G4
74Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis1S5G5
75Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis22S5G5
76Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax24S5G5
77Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium2S4?G5
78Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis33S5G5
79Variable DancerArgia fumipennis109S5G5
80Powdered DancerArgia moesta92S5G5
81Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula62S5G5
82Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis31S5G5
83Dusky DancerArgia translata31S5G5
84Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum7S4?G5
85Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum50S5G5
86Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens14S5G5
87Familiar BluetEnallagma civile15S5G5
88Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans3S5G5
89Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans50S5G5
90Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum23S5G5
91Orange BluetEnallagma signatum19S5G5
92Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum27S5G5
93Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum7S3S4G5
94Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata18S5G5
95Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti2S3S4G5
96Fragile ForktailIschnura posita175S5G5
97Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata1S3S4G4
98Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis108S4S5G5