List of the 116 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 junius142S5G5
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 williamsoni18S3G5
13Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus38S5G5
14Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus15S3S4G5
15Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima8SRS2FSCG2
16Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
17Skillet ClubtailGomphurus ventricosus3SRS1S2G3
18DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus27S5G5
19Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus5SRS3G4
20Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3?G3G4
21Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3?G4
22Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis60S5G5
23Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus17S5G5
24Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus66S5G5
25Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
26Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3G4
27Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1S3G4
28Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus12S4S5G5
29Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata3S4G5
30Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea1S3S4G4
31Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata4S5G5
32Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua4S3G4
33Stream CruiserDidymops transversa34S5G5
34Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4G4
35Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis24S5G5
36Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4G5
37Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura78S5G5
38Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps114S5G5
39Mantled BaskettailEpitheca semiaquea1S5G5
40Robust BaskettailEpitheca spinosa1WS3?G4
41Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii4S4G4
42Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri1S3S4G5
43Alabama ShadowdragonNeurocordulia alabamensis1WS3?G5
44Smoky ShadowdragonNeurocordulia molesta7WS3?G4
45Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta6S4G5
46Cinnamon ShadowdragonNeurocordulia virginiensis1WS3?G4
47Fine-lined EmeraldSomatochlora filosa1S4G5
48Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis13S5G5
49Treetop EmeraldSomatochlora provocans1WS3?G4
50Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa3S4S5G5
51Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
52Calico PennantCelithemis elisa24S5G5
53Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina128S5G5
54Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata23S5G5
55Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna2S4G5
56Swift SetwingDythemis velox61S4S5G5
57Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis306S5G5
58Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula4S5G5
59Blue CorporalLadona deplanata39S5G5
60Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis9S5G5
61Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena14S5G5
62Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea82S5G5
63Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida11S4S5G5
64Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta224S5G5
65Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa209S5G5
66Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella12S4G5
67Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata28S5G5
68Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans142S5G5
69Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea1S3S4G5
70Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis268S5G5
71Wandering GliderPantala flavescens102S5G5
72Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea45S5G5
73Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera220S5G5
74Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia372S5G5
75Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum36S5G5
76Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
77Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum16S5G5
78Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina130S5G5
79Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata157S5G5
80Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
81Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata144S5G5
82American RubyspotHetaerina americana35S5G5
83Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia17S5G5
84Southern SpreadwingLestes australis30S5G5
85Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis9S5G5
86Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
87Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax9S5G5
88Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium8S4?G5
89Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis139S5G5
90Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S4G4
91Variable DancerArgia fumipennis90S5G5
92Powdered DancerArgia moesta85S5G5
93Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula87S5G5
94Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis129S5G5
95Dusky DancerArgia translata11S5G5
96Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S4?G5
97Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum36S5G5
98Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens10S5G5
99Familiar BluetEnallagma civile60S5G5
100Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii2S4G4
101Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans15S5G5
102Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi9S5G5
103Burgundy BluetEnallagma dubium5S4S5G5
104Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans63S5G5
105Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum12S5G5
106Orange BluetEnallagma signatum140S5G5
107Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum25S5G5
108Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum2S3S4G5
109Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S5G5
110Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata48S5G5
111Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S3S4G5
112Fragile ForktailIschnura posita245S5G5
113Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata3S3S4G4
114Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii51S5G5
115Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis5S4S5G5
116Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5