List of the 117 Odonate species known for Wake County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi18S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa4S5G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius143S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes31S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata32S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa24S5G5
7Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1SRS2?G5
8Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros49S5G5
9Taper-tailed DarnerGomphaeschna antilope4S4G4
10Harlequin DarnerGomphaeschna furcillata7S4S5G5
11Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha8S4S5G5
12Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni20S3G5
13Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus38S5G5
14Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus15S3S4G5
15Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus2WS3?G5
16Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima8SRS2FSCG2
17Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
18Skillet ClubtailGomphurus ventricosus3SRS1S2G3
19DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus29S5G5
20Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus5SRS3G4
21Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3?G3G4
22Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3?G4
23Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis60S5G5
24Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus17S5G5
25Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus68S5G5
26Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
27Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3G4
28Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1S3G4
29Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus12S4S5G5
30Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata3S4G5
31Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea1S3S4G4
32Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata4S5G5
33Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua4S3G4
34Stream CruiserDidymops transversa34S5G5
35Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4G4
36Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis24S5G5
37Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4G5
38Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura78S5G5
39Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps116S5G5
40Mantled BaskettailEpitheca semiaquea1S5G5
41Robust BaskettailEpitheca spinosa1WS3?G4
42Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii4S4G4
43Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri1S3S4G5
44Alabama ShadowdragonNeurocordulia alabamensis1WS3?G5
45Smoky ShadowdragonNeurocordulia molesta7WS3?G4
46Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta6S4G5
47Cinnamon ShadowdragonNeurocordulia virginiensis1WS3?G4
48Fine-lined EmeraldSomatochlora filosa1S4G5
49Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis13S5G5
50Treetop EmeraldSomatochlora provocans1WS3?G4
51Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa3S4S5G5
52Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
53Calico PennantCelithemis elisa24S5G5
54Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina129S5G5
55Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata23S5G5
56Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna2S4G5
57Swift SetwingDythemis velox62S4S5G5
58Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis312S5G5
59Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula4S5G5
60Blue CorporalLadona deplanata39S5G5
61Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis9S5G5
62Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena14S5G5
63Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea83S5G5
64Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida11S4S5G5
65Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta228S5G5
66Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa212S5G5
67Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella12S4G5
68Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata28S5G5
69Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans144S5G5
70Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea1S3S4G5
71Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis273S5G5
72Wandering GliderPantala flavescens104S5G5
73Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea46S5G5
74Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera223S5G5
75Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia378S5G5
76Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum36S5G5
77Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
78Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum16S5G5
79Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina133S5G5
80Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata159S5G5
81Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
82Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata146S5G5
83American RubyspotHetaerina americana36S5G5
84Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia17S5G5
85Southern SpreadwingLestes australis30S5G5
86Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis9S5G5
87Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
88Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax9S5G5
89Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium8S4?G5
90Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis140S5G5
91Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S4G4
92Variable DancerArgia fumipennis90S5G5
93Powdered DancerArgia moesta86S5G5
94Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula88S5G5
95Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis129S5G5
96Dusky DancerArgia translata11S5G5
97Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S4?G5
98Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum36S5G5
99Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens10S5G5
100Familiar BluetEnallagma civile61S5G5
101Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii2S4G4
102Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans15S5G5
103Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi9S5G5
104Burgundy BluetEnallagma dubium5S4S5G5
105Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans64S5G5
106Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum12S5G5
107Orange BluetEnallagma signatum140S5G5
108Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum25S5G5
109Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum2S3S4G5
110Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S5G5
111Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata49S5G5
112Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S3S4G5
113Fragile ForktailIschnura posita246S5G5
114Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata3S3S4G4
115Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii51S5G5
116Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis5S4S5G5
117Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5