List of the 86 Odonate species known for Watauga County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Black-tipped DarnerAeshna tuberculifera3SRS1G5
3Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa33S4G5
4Common Green DarnerAnax junius31S5G5
5Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
6Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata4S5G5
7Ocellated DarnerBoyeria grafiana6SRS2?G5
8Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa8S5G5
9Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1SRS2?G5
10Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros2S5G5
11Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes8W [-]S3G5
12Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus2S5G5
13Splendid ClubtailGomphurus lineatifrons2SRS2G4
14DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus8S5G5
15Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus1SRS1S2G5
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis4S4G4
17Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis5WS3G4G5
18Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis3S5G5
19Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus4S5G5
20Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
21Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi4WS2S3 [S3]G4
22Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus5S3S4G5
23Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi9SRS2? [S1S2]G5
24Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps6S3S4 [S3]G5
25Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata9S4G5
26Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea3S3S4G4
27Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S4S5G5
28Stream CruiserDidymops transversa4S5G5
29American EmeraldCordulia shurtleffii1SRS1G5
30Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura14S5G5
31Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps6S5G5
32Ski-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora elongata8SRS2S3 [S2]G5
33Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa7S4G5
34Calico PennantCelithemis elisa10S5G5
35Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina4S5G5
36Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata3S5G5
37Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis20S5G5
38Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
39Blue CorporalLadona deplanata8S5G5
40Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
41Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena6S5G5
42Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea20S5G5
43Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
44Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta22S5G5
45Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa29S5G5
46Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella26S4G5
47Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata14S5G5
48Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans8S5G5
49Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis35S5G5
50Wandering GliderPantala flavescens5S5G5
51Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera9S5G5
52Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia70S5G5
53White-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum obtrusum2SRS1G5
54Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum16S4G5
55Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum4S3G5
56Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum28S5G5
57Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina6S5G5
58Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
59Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata27S5G5
60Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis6S3S4G5
61Southern SpreadwingLestes australis6S5G5
62Spotted SpreadwingLestes congener1SRS1G5
63Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus10WS3G5
64Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis20S5G5
65Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
66Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium3S3S4G5
67Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis4S5G5
68Variable DancerArgia fumipennis17S5G5
69Powdered DancerArgia moesta7S5G5
70Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
71Dusky DancerArgia translata8S4G5
72Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum11S3S4 [S4]G5
73Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum10S4G5
74Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
75Familiar BluetEnallagma civile15S5G5
76Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans2S5G5
77Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans6S5G5
78Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
79Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni6S3G5
80Orange BluetEnallagma signatum4S5G5
81Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum6S5G5
82Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum1S3S4G5
83Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata5S5G5
84Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S4G5
85Fragile ForktailIschnura posita28S5G5
86Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis28S4G5