List of the 70 Odonate species known for Gaston County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Common Green DarnerAnax junius1S5G5
3Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
4Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa1S5G5
6Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros1S5G5
7Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha1S4S5G5
8Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus2S5G5
9DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus1S5G5
10Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3?G3G4
11Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
12Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis1S5G5
13Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus2S5G5
14Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
15Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
16Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus1S4S5G5
17Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
18Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4G4
19Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
20Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata2S4G5
21Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura5S5G5
22Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps4S5G5
23Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4G4
24Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta1S4G5
25Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis1S5G5
26Calico PennantCelithemis elisa7S5G5
27Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina5S5G5
28Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata5S5G5
29Swift SetwingDythemis velox4S4S5G5
30Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis6S5G5
31Blue CorporalLadona deplanata5S5G5
32Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea3S5G5
33Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
34Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta3S5G5
35Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa6S5G5
36Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
37Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
38Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans2S5G5
39Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis4S5G5
40Wandering GliderPantala flavescens2S5G5
41Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
42Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera4S5G5
43Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia7S5G5
44Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum1S5G5
45Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum2S5G5
46Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina2S5G5
47Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata2S5G5
48Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
49Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata3S5G5
50American RubyspotHetaerina americana1S5G5
51Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia2S5G5
52Southern SpreadwingLestes australis3S5G5
53Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
54Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
55Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
56Variable DancerArgia fumipennis4S5G5
57Powdered DancerArgia moesta1S5G5
58Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula2S5G5
59Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis2S5G5
60Dusky DancerArgia translata2S5G5
61Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
62Familiar BluetEnallagma civile2S5G5
63Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
64Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans1S5G5
65Orange BluetEnallagma signatum1S5G5
66Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum1S5G5
67Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S5G5
68Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
69Fragile ForktailIschnura posita1S5G5
70Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii1S5G5