List of the 85 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 tuberculifera2SRS1G4
3Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa26S5G5
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 brevistylus6S5G5
15Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus1SRS1S2G4
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis4S4G4
17Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis5SRS2S3G4
18Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis3S5G5
19Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus4S5G5
20Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi4WS2S3G4
21Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus4S3S4G5
22Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi8SRS2?G4
23Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps6S3S4G5
24Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata9S4G5
25Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea3S3S4G4
26Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S5G5
27Stream CruiserDidymops transversa4S5G5
28American EmeraldCordulia shurtleffii1SRS1G5
29Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura13S5G5
30Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps6S5G5
31Ski-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora elongata8SRS2S3G5
32Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa5S4S5G5
33Calico PennantCelithemis elisa9S5G5
34Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina4S5G5
35Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata3S5G5
36Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis20S5G5
37Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
38Blue CorporalLadona deplanata7S5G5
39Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
40Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena4S5G5
41Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea19S5G5
42Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
43Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta18S5G5
44Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa29S5G5
45Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella26S4G5
46Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata12S5G5
47Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans5S5G5
48Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis32S5G5
49Wandering GliderPantala flavescens5S5G5
50Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera8S5G5
51Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia61S5G5
52White-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum obtrusum2SRS1G5
53Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum12S4G5
54Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum4S3S4G5
55Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum24S5G5
56Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina6S5G5
57Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
58Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata21S5G5
59Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis4S3S4G5
60Southern SpreadwingLestes australis5S5G5
61Spotted SpreadwingLestes congener1SRS1G5
62Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus7WS3G4
63Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis17S5G5
64Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
65Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium1S4?G5
66Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis4S5G5
67Variable DancerArgia fumipennis16S5G5
68Powdered DancerArgia moesta5S5G5
69Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
70Dusky DancerArgia translata7S5G5
71Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum9S4?G5
72Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum8S5G5
73Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
74Familiar BluetEnallagma civile14S5G5
75Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
76Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans6S5G5
77Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
78Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni4S3?G5
79Orange BluetEnallagma signatum4S5G5
80Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum6S5G5
81Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum1S3S4G5
82Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata5S5G5
83Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S3S4G5
84Fragile ForktailIschnura posita22S5G5
85Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis26S4S5G5