List of the 69 Odonate species known for McDowell County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius1S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa3S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros1S5G5
8Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus6S5G5
9DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus1S5G5
10Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus2SRS1S2G4
11Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
12Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis2S5G5
13Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus5S5G5
14Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus4S5G5
15Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus2S3S4G5
16Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1S3G4
17Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus1S4S5G5
18Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps3S3S4G5
19Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S5G5
20Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
21Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
22Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura3S5G5
23Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps2S5G5
24Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri1S3S4G5
25Calico PennantCelithemis elisa2S5G5
26Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
27Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata4S5G5
28Swift SetwingDythemis velox3S4S5G5
29Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis1S5G5
30Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula1S5G5
31Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea3S5G5
32Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta3S5G5
33Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa2S5G5
34Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
35Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
36Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans2S5G5
37Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis2S5G5
38Wandering GliderPantala flavescens1S5G5
39Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
40Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera2S5G5
41Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia2S5G5
42Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum2S4G5
43Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum1S5G5
44Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina1S5G5
45Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
46Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
47Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata5S5G5
48Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
49Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis1S3S4G5
50Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
51Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium2S4?G5
52Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis2S5G5
53Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S4G4
54Variable DancerArgia fumipennis5S5G5
55Powdered DancerArgia moesta4S5G5
56Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
57Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis2S5G5
58Dusky DancerArgia translata2S5G5
59Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S4?G5
60Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S5G5
61Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
62Familiar BluetEnallagma civile2S5G5
63Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi1S5G5
64Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans1S5G5
65Orange BluetEnallagma signatum2S5G5
66Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum1S5G5
67Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
68Fragile ForktailIschnura posita2S5G5
69Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis2S4S5G5