List of the 65 Odonate species known for Catawba County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius1S5G5
4Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa1S5G5
6Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros3S5G5
7Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus4S5G5
8Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius2WS3?G3G4
9Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
10Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis2S5G5
11Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus1S5G5
12Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus2S5G5
13Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
14Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus1S4S5G5
15Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S5G5
16Stream CruiserDidymops transversa3S5G5
17Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
18Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4G5
19Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura3S5G5
20Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps1S5G5
21Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta2S4G5
22Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
23Calico PennantCelithemis elisa2S5G5
24Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
25Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata2S5G5
26Swift SetwingDythemis velox2S4S5G5
27Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis3S5G5
28Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula1S5G5
29Blue CorporalLadona deplanata2S5G5
30Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea4S5G5
31Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta6S5G5
32Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa3S5G5
33Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
34Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata2S5G5
35Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans1S5G5
36Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis7S5G5
37Wandering GliderPantala flavescens1S5G5
38Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
39Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera5S5G5
40Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia5S5G5
41Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum2S5G5
42Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum2S4G5
43Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum1S3S4G5
44Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum3S5G5
45Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina2S5G5
46Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
47Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata2S5G5
48Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata5S5G5
49Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
50Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
51Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis5S5G5
52Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
53Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
54Variable DancerArgia fumipennis8S5G5
55Powdered DancerArgia moesta1S5G5
56Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula2S5G5
57Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis3S5G5
58Dusky DancerArgia translata3S5G5
59Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
60Familiar BluetEnallagma civile1S5G5
61Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
62Orange BluetEnallagma signatum1S5G5
63Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum2S5G5
64Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
65Fragile ForktailIschnura posita3S5G5