List of the 78 Odonate species known for New Hanover County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Common Green DarnerAnax junius47S5G5
2Comet DarnerAnax longipes13S4G5
3Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata2S5G5
4Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros2S5G5
5Harlequin DarnerGomphaeschna furcillata2S4S5G5
6Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha3S4S5G5
7Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni3S3G5
8Gray-green ClubtailArigomphus pallidus1SRS1 [S2]G5
9Clearlake ClubtailPhanogomphus australis1SRS1G4
10Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis1S5G5
11Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus2S5G5
12Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
13Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus2S4S5G5
14Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata2S5G5
15Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
16Slender BaskettailEpitheca costalis1S4G5
17Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura9S5G5
18Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps4S5G5
19Mantled BaskettailEpitheca semiaquea1S5G5
20Robust BaskettailEpitheca spinosa1S3? [S3S4]G4
21Fine-lined EmeraldSomatochlora filosa1S4G5
22Four-spotted PennantBrachymesia gravida8S5G5
23Amanda's PennantCelithemis amanda1S5G5
24Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha1S4G5
25Calico PennantCelithemis elisa2S5G5
26Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina4S5G5
27Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata3S5G5
28Ornate PennantCelithemis ornata1S5G5
29Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis28S5G5
30Seaside DragonletErythrodiplax berenice7S5G5
31Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula27S5G5
32Blue CorporalLadona deplanata9S5G5
33Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis10S5G5
34Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena7S5G5
35Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta6S5G5
36Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa1S5G5
37Needham's SkimmerLibellula needhami9S5G5
38Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata4S5G5
39Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans8S5G5
40Marl PennantMacrodiplax balteata2WS2S3G5
41Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea9S3S4G5
42Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis36S5G5
43Wandering GliderPantala flavescens22S5G5
44Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea3S5G5
45Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera8S5G5
46Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia6S5G5
47Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum5S5G5
48Variegated MeadowhawkSympetrum corruptum2SAG5
49Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina35S5G5
50Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata11S5G5
51Red SaddlebagsTramea onusta5SAG5
52Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata2S5G5
53Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
54Southern SpreadwingLestes australis17S5G5
55Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis1S5 [S4S5]G5
56Carolina SpreadwingLestes vidua19WS2? [S2]G5
57Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
58Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis2S5G5
59Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S4G4
60Variable DancerArgia fumipennis2S5G5
61Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
62Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis4S5G5
63Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
64Familiar BluetEnallagma civile6S5G5
65Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii1S4G4
66Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi18S5G5
67Big BluetEnallagma durum2S4S5 [S4]G5
68Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum1S5G5
69Pale BluetEnallagma pallidum2S4? [S4]G4
70Orange BluetEnallagma signatum4S5G5
71Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum3S3S4G5
72Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata28S5G5
73Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti6S3S4 [S4]G5
74Fragile ForktailIschnura posita11S5G5
75Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata6S3S4G4
76Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii22S5G5
77Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5
78Duckweed FiretailTelebasis byersi2S3S4G5