List of the 100 Odonate species known for Buncombe County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi5S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa50S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius149S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes4S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata31S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa19S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros8S5G5
8Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes9S3G5
9Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus16S5G5
10Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus3S3S4G5
11Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus1S3S4G5
12Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus4S3S4G5
13DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus64S5G5
14Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens6WS3G4
15Green-faced ClubtailHylogomphus viridifrons8SRS1 [S1S2]G3G4
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis3S4G4
17Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus19WS3G3
18Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis2WS3G4G5
19Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis53S5G5
20Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus40S5G5
21Rapids ClubtailPhanogomphus quadricolor1SRS1S2G3G4
22Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus12S5G5
23Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi7WS3G4
24Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus14S3S4G5
25Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3 [S2S3]G4
26Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae2WS2S3G4
27Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps4S3S4 [S3]G5
28Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata7S4G5
29Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea9S3S4G4
30Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata9S4S5 [S4]G5
31Stream CruiserDidymops transversa8S5G5
32Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis16S4 [S3S4]G4
33Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis8S5G5
34Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura59S5G5
35Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps58S5G5
36Stygian ShadowdragonNeurocordulia yamaskanensis1SRS1? G5
37Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa4S4G5
38Calico PennantCelithemis elisa20S5G5
39Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina34S5G5
40Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata49S5G5
41Swift SetwingDythemis velox3S4S5G5
42Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis126S5G5
43Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
44Blue CorporalLadona deplanata22S5G5
45Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis1S5G5
46Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena2S5G5
47Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea24S5G5
48Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
49Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta86S5G5
50Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa78S5G5
51Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella41S4G5
52Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata8S5G5
53Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans23S5G5
54Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis180S5G5
55Wandering GliderPantala flavescens25S5G5
56Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea3S5G5
57Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera57S5G5
58Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia206S5G5
59Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum6S5G5
60Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum25S4G5
61Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum2S3G5
62Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum60S5G5
63Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina36S5G5
64Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata88S5G5
65Red SaddlebagsTramea onusta1SZNG5
66Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis18S3S4G5
67Southern SpreadwingLestes australis42S5G5
68Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus16WS3G5
69Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis2S4G5
70Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis22S5G5
71Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax26S5G5
72Superb JewelwingCalopteryx amata2SRS1S2G5
73Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis24S3S4G4
74Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata151S5G5
75American RubyspotHetaerina americana76S5G5
76Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia14S5G5
77Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium2S3S4G5
78Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis39S5G5
79Variable DancerArgia fumipennis122S5G5
80Powdered DancerArgia moesta108S5G5
81Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula69S5G5
82Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis41S5G5
83Dusky DancerArgia translata39S4G5
84Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum7S3S4 G5
85Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum52S4G5
86Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens15S5G5
87Familiar BluetEnallagma civile16S5G5
88Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans4S5G5
89Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans57S5G5
90Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum26S5G5
91Orange BluetEnallagma signatum20S5G5
92Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum32S5G5
93Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum7S3S4G5
94Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata18S5G5
95Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti2S4G5
96Fragile ForktailIschnura posita188S5G5
97Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata1S3S4G4
98Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis118S4G5
99Sphagnum SpriteNehalennia gracilis1S3G5
100Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4 [S4]G5