List of the 70 Odonate species known for Polk County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa2S5G5
2Common Green DarnerAnax junius6S5G5
3Comet DarnerAnax longipes3S4G5
4Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa5S5G5
6Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus5S5G5
7DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus10S5G5
8Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis2S4G4
9Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis4S5G5
10Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus2S5G5
11Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus2S5G5
12Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi1WS2S3G4
13Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1S3G4
14Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus3S4S5G5
15Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps2S3S4G5
16Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S5G5
17Stream CruiserDidymops transversa2S5G5
18Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4G4
19Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura1S5G5
20Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps4S5G5
21Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4S5G5
22Calico PennantCelithemis elisa6S5G5
23Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina8S5G5
24Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata11S5G5
25Swift SetwingDythemis velox3S4S5G5
26Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis7S5G5
27Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula3S5G5
28Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
29Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea5S5G5
30Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
31Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta8S5G5
32Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa7S5G5
33Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
34Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
35Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans6S5G5
36Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis8S5G5
37Wandering GliderPantala flavescens4S5G5
38Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
39Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera8S5G5
40Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia9S5G5
41Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum4S5G5
42Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina7S5G5
43Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
44Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis1S3S4G4
45Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata3S5G5
46Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata17S5G5
47Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
48Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis1S3S4G5
49Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
50Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
51Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax3S5G5
52Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
53Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S4G4
54Variable DancerArgia fumipennis10S5G5
55Powdered DancerArgia moesta6S5G5
56Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula4S5G5
57Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis13S5G5
58Dusky DancerArgia translata3S5G5
59Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S5G5
60Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
61Familiar BluetEnallagma civile1S5G5
62Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
63Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans2S5G5
64Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
65Orange BluetEnallagma signatum1S5G5
66Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum2S5G5
67Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa1S5G5
68Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata2S5G5
69Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti3S3S4G5
70Fragile ForktailIschnura posita8S5G5