List of the 115 Odonate species known for Wake County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi19S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa4S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius144S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes32S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata32S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa25S5G5
7Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1SRS2?G5
8Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros50S5G5
9Taper-tailed DarnerGomphaeschna antilope5S4G4
10Harlequin DarnerGomphaeschna furcillata11S4S5G5
11Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha8S4S5G5
12Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni22S3S4G5
13Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus38S5G5
14Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus15S3S4G5
15Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus3W [-]S3? [S3S4]G5
16Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima8SRS3G2 [G3]
17Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
18Skillet ClubtailGomphurus ventricosus3SRS1S2 [S1]G3
19DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus29S5G5
20Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus5WS3S4 [S3]G4
21Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3? [S3]G3G4
22Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3? [S3]G4
23Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis60S5G5
24Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus18S5G5
25Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus71S5G5
26Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
27Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3 [S2S3]G4
28Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1[W]S3S4 [S2S3]G4
29Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus12S4S5G5
30Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata4S4G5
31Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea2S3S4G4
32Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata6S4S5G5
33Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua4S3G4
34Stream CruiserDidymops transversa36S5G5
35Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4 [S3S4]G4
36Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis24S5G5
37Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4S5G5
38Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura80S5G5
39Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps118S5G5
40Mantled BaskettailEpitheca semiaquea1S5G5
41Robust BaskettailEpitheca spinosa1S4G4
42Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii4S4 G4
43Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri2S3S4 [S3]G5
44Smoky ShadowdragonNeurocordulia molesta7W [SR]S3? [S2?]G4
45Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta6S4G5
46Fine-lined EmeraldSomatochlora filosa1S4G5
47Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis13S5G5
48Treetop EmeraldSomatochlora provocans1WS3? [S2?]G4
49Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa3S4G5
50Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
51Calico PennantCelithemis elisa24S5G5
52Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina129S5G5
53Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata23S5G5
54Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna2S4 [S3S4]G5
55Swift SetwingDythemis velox63S4S5G5
56Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis315S5G5
57Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula4S5G5
58Blue CorporalLadona deplanata40S5G5
59Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis9S5G5
60Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena14S5G5
61Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea85S5G5
62Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida13S4S5G5
63Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta232S5G5
64Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa215S5G5
65Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella12S4G5
66Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata29S5G5
67Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans146S5G5
68Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea1S3S4G5
69Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis278S5G5
70Wandering GliderPantala flavescens107S5G5
71Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea47S5G5
72Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera227S5G5
73Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia381S5G5
74Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum36S5G5
75Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
76Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum16S5G5
77Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina133S5G5
78Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata159S5G5
79Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
80Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata146S5G5
81American RubyspotHetaerina americana36S5G5
82Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia17S5G5
83Southern SpreadwingLestes australis31S5G5
84Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis9S4G5
85Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
86Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax9S5G5
87Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium8S3S4G5
88Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis143S5G5
89Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata6S3S4G4
90Variable DancerArgia fumipennis91S5G5
91Powdered DancerArgia moesta87S5G5
92Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula91S5G5
93Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis131S5G5
94Dusky DancerArgia translata11S4G5
95Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S3S4 [S4]G5
96Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum36S4G5
97Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens10S5G5
98Familiar BluetEnallagma civile62S5G5
99Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii2S4G4
100Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans15S5G5
101Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi9S5G5
102Burgundy BluetEnallagma dubium5S4 [S4]G5
103Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans65S5G5
104Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum12S5G5
105Orange BluetEnallagma signatum140S5G5
106Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum25S5G5
107Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum2S3S4G5
108Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S4G5
109Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata49S5G5
110Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S4G5
111Fragile ForktailIschnura posita247S5G5
112Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata3S3S4G4
113Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii51S5G5
114Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis5S4G5
115Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5