List of the 73 Odonate species known for Polk County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa2S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius7S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes3S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa5S5G5
7Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus5S5G5
8DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus10S5G5
9Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis2S4G4
10Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis5S5G5
11Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus3S5G5
12Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus2S5G5
13Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi1WS2S3G4
14Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1S3G4
15Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus3S4S5G5
16Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps2S3S4G5
17Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S5G5
18Stream CruiserDidymops transversa2S5G5
19Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4G4
20Slender BaskettailEpitheca costalis1S4G5
21Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura1S5G5
22Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps4S5G5
23Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4S5G5
24Calico PennantCelithemis elisa6S5G5
25Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina8S5G5
26Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata11S5G5
27Swift SetwingDythemis velox3S4S5G5
28Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis7S5G5
29Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula3S5G5
30Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
31Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea5S5G5
32Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
33Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta8S5G5
34Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa7S5G5
35Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
36Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
37Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans6S5G5
38Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis8S5G5
39Wandering GliderPantala flavescens4S5G5
40Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
41Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera8S5G5
42Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia9S5G5
43Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum4S5G5
44Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina7S5G5
45Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
46Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis1S3S4G4
47Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata3S5G5
48Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata17S5G5
49Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
50Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis1S3S4G5
51Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
52Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
53Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax3S5G5
54Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
55Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S4G4
56Variable DancerArgia fumipennis10S5G5
57Powdered DancerArgia moesta6S5G5
58Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula4S5G5
59Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis13S5G5
60Dusky DancerArgia translata3S5G5
61Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S5G5
62Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
63Familiar BluetEnallagma civile1S5G5
64Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
65Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans2S5G5
66Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
67Orange BluetEnallagma signatum1S5G5
68Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum2S5G5
69Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa1S5G5
70Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata2S5G5
71Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti3S3S4G5
72Fragile ForktailIschnura posita8S5G5
73Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5