List of the 81 Odonate species known for Mecklenburg County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi2S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa2S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius15S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata4S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa2S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros3S5G5
8Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus3S5G5
9Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus1WS3?G5
10DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus1S5G5
11Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus1SRS3G4
12Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
13Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis4S5G5
14Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus5S5G5
15Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus7S5G5
16Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus2S4S5G5
17Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata1S4G5
18Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S5G5
19Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua1S3G4
20Stream CruiserDidymops transversa2S5G5
21Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4G4
22Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis3S5G5
23Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4G5
24Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura8S5G5
25Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps5S5G5
26Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4G4
27Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis6S5G5
28Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa2S4S5G5
29Calico PennantCelithemis elisa7S5G5
30Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina12S5G5
31Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata2S5G5
32Swift SetwingDythemis velox2S4S5G5
33Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis20S5G5
34Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
35Blue CorporalLadona deplanata4S5G5
36Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
37Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea3S5G5
38Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida5S4S5G5
39Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta16S5G5
40Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa17S5G5
41Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella2S4G5
42Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
43Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans6S5G5
44Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea1S3S4G5
45Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis16S5G5
46Wandering GliderPantala flavescens15S5G5
47Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
48Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera18S5G5
49Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia29S5G5
50Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum5S5G5
51Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum2S5G5
52Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina13S5G5
53Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata16S5G5
54Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata2S5G5
55Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata4S5G5
56Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
57Southern SpreadwingLestes australis2S5G5
58Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus1WS3G4
59Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
60Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax3S5G5
61Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium2S4?G5
62Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis12S5G5
63Variable DancerArgia fumipennis12S5G5
64Powdered DancerArgia moesta4S5G5
65Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula6S5G5
66Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis6S5G5
67Dusky DancerArgia translata4S5G5
68Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S4?G5
69Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum2S5G5
70Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
71Familiar BluetEnallagma civile4S5G5
72Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii1S4G4
73Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
74Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi1S5G5
75Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans3S5G5
76Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
77Orange BluetEnallagma signatum7S5G5
78Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum2S5G5
79Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata3S5G5
80Fragile ForktailIschnura posita11S5G5
81Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii2S5G5