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 tuberculifera3SRS1G4
3Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa29S5G5
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 villosipes8WS3G5
12Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus2S5G5
13Splendid ClubtailGomphurus lineatifrons2SRS2G4
14DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus7S5G5
15Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus1SRS1S2G4
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis4S4G4
17Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis5WS2S3G4
18Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis3S5G5
19Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus4S5G5
20Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
21Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi4WS2S3G4
22Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus5S3S4G5
23Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi9SRS2?G4
24Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps6S3S4G5
25Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata9S4G5
26Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea3S3S4G4
27Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S5G5
28Stream CruiserDidymops transversa4S5G5
29American EmeraldCordulia shurtleffii1SRS1G5
30Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura14S5G5
31Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps6S5G5
32Ski-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora elongata8SRS2S3G5
33Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa7S4S5G5
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 axilena5S5G5
42Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea20S5G5
43Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
44Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta21S5G5
45Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa29S5G5
46Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella26S4G5
47Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata14S5G5
48Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans8S5G5
49Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis34S5G5
50Wandering GliderPantala flavescens5S5G5
51Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera9S5G5
52Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia68S5G5
53White-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum obtrusum2SRS1G5
54Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum14S4G5
55Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum4S3S4G5
56Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum25S5G5
57Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina6S5G5
58Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
59Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata26S5G5
60Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis5S3S4G5
61Southern SpreadwingLestes australis6S5G5
62Spotted SpreadwingLestes congener1SRS1G5
63Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus9WS3G4
64Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis18S5G5
65Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
66Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium3S4?G5
67Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis4S5G5
68Variable DancerArgia fumipennis17S5G5
69Powdered DancerArgia moesta7S5G5
70Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
71Dusky DancerArgia translata8S5G5
72Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum10S4?G5
73Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum10S5G5
74Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
75Familiar BluetEnallagma civile14S5G5
76Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans2S5G5
77Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans6S5G5
78Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
79Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni6S3?G5
80Orange BluetEnallagma signatum4S5G5
81Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum6S5G5
82Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum1S3S4G5
83Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata5S5G5
84Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S3S4G5
85Fragile ForktailIschnura posita25S5G5
86Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis27S4S5G5