List of the 84 Odonate species known for Mecklenburg County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi3S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa2S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius17S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes4S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata4S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa2S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros6S5G5
8Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha1S4S5G5
9Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni3S3G5
10Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus4S5G5
11Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus1WS3?G5
12DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus2S5G5
13Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus1SRS3G4
14Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
15Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis4S5G5
16Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus5S5G5
17Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus8S5G5
18Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus2S4S5G5
19Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata1S4G5
20Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S5G5
21Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua1S3G4
22Stream CruiserDidymops transversa2S5G5
23Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4G4
24Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis3S5G5
25Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata3S4G5
26Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura8S5G5
27Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps10S5G5
28Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4G4
29Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis8S5G5
30Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa2S4S5G5
31Four-spotted PennantBrachymesia gravida4S5G5
32Calico PennantCelithemis elisa8S5G5
33Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina17S5G5
34Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata8S5G5
35Swift SetwingDythemis velox6S4S5G5
36Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis28S5G5
37Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
38Blue CorporalLadona deplanata5S5G5
39Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
40Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea4S5G5
41Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida5S4S5G5
42Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta23S5G5
43Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa26S5G5
44Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella2S4G5
45Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata2S5G5
46Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans10S5G5
47Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea1S3S4G5
48Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis24S5G5
49Wandering GliderPantala flavescens23S5G5
50Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea4S5G5
51Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera25S5G5
52Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia37S5G5
53Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum6S5G5
54Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum2S5G5
55Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina20S5G5
56Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata23S5G5
57Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata2S5G5
58Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata4S5G5
59Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
60Southern SpreadwingLestes australis2S5G5
61Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus1WS3G4
62Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
63Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax3S5G5
64Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium2S4?G5
65Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis12S5G5
66Variable DancerArgia fumipennis12S5G5
67Powdered DancerArgia moesta4S5G5
68Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula6S5G5
69Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis7S5G5
70Dusky DancerArgia translata4S5G5
71Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S4?G5
72Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum2S5G5
73Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
74Familiar BluetEnallagma civile5S5G5
75Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii1S4G4
76Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
77Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi1S5G5
78Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans3S5G5
79Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
80Orange BluetEnallagma signatum8S5G5
81Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum2S5G5
82Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata5S5G5
83Fragile ForktailIschnura posita11S5G5
84Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii3S5G5