List of the 56 Odonate species known for Swain County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius1S5G5
4Ocellated DarnerBoyeria grafiana1SRS2?G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa1S5G5
6Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros1S5G5
7Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3?G4
8Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis1S4G4
9Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis1SRS2S3G4
10Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus1S5G5
11Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi1WS2S3G4
12Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
13Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi1SRS2?G4
14Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps1S3S4G5
15Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata1S4G5
16Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea1S3S4G4
17Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata2S5G5
18Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
19Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4G4
20Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
21Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura1S5G5
22Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps1S5G5
23Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4S5G5
24Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
25Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis1S5G5
26Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea1S5G5
27Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
28Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta1S5G5
29Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa2S5G5
30Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
31Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
32Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans1S5G5
33Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis1S5G5
34Wandering GliderPantala flavescens2S5G5
35Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
36Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera1S5G5
37Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia1S5G5
38Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum1S4G5
39Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
40Superb JewelwingCalopteryx amata1SRS1S2G4
41Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis1S3S4G4
42Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
43Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata1S5G5
44American RubyspotHetaerina americana1S5G5
45Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
46Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
47Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium1S4?G5
48Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
49Variable DancerArgia fumipennis1S5G5
50Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis1S5G5
51Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S5G5
52Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
53Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans1S5G5
54Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni1S3?G5
55Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
56Fragile ForktailIschnura posita2S5G5