List of the 72 Odonate species known for Catawba County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius2S5G5
4Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata3S5G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa2S5G5
6Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros3S5G5
7Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus4S5G5
8Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus1S3S4G5
9Cocoa ClubtailGomphurus hybridus1WS3G4
10Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus1S3S4G5
11Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius2WS3G3G4
12Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
13Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis2S5G5
14Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus3S5G5
15Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus2S5G5
16Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
17Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus1S4S5G5
18Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea1S3S4G4
19Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S4S5 [S4]G5
20Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua1S3G4
21Stream CruiserDidymops transversa4S5G5
22Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
23Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4S5G5
24Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura4S5G5
25Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps1S5G5
26Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4 G4
27Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta2S4G5
28Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
29Calico PennantCelithemis elisa2S5G5
30Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
31Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata2S5G5
32Swift SetwingDythemis velox2S4S5G5
33Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis3S5G5
34Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula1S5G5
35Blue CorporalLadona deplanata2S5G5
36Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea4S5G5
37Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
38Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta6S5G5
39Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa3S5G5
40Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
41Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata2S5G5
42Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans1S5G5
43Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis7S5G5
44Wandering GliderPantala flavescens1S5G5
45Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
46Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera5S5G5
47Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia6S5G5
48Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum2S5G5
49Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum2S4G5
50Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum1S3G5
51Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum3S5G5
52Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina2S5G5
53Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
54Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
55Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis5S5G5
56Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
57Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata2S5G5
58Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata5S5G5
59Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
60Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
61Variable DancerArgia fumipennis8S5G5
62Powdered DancerArgia moesta1S5G5
63Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula2S5G5
64Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis3S5G5
65Dusky DancerArgia translata3S4G5
66Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
67Familiar BluetEnallagma civile1S5G5
68Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
69Orange BluetEnallagma signatum1S5G5
70Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum2S5G5
71Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
72Fragile ForktailIschnura posita4S5G5