List of the 71 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 junius1S5G5
4Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
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 lividus1S5G5
15Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus2S5G5
16Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
17Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus1S4S5G5
18Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea1S3S4G4
19Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S4S5G5
20Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua1S3G4
21Stream CruiserDidymops transversa3S5G5
22Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
23Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4S5G5
24Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura3S5G5
25Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps1S5G5
26Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta2S4G5
27Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
28Calico PennantCelithemis elisa2S5G5
29Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
30Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata2S5G5
31Swift SetwingDythemis velox2S4S5G5
32Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis3S5G5
33Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula1S5G5
34Blue CorporalLadona deplanata2S5G5
35Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea4S5G5
36Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
37Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta6S5G5
38Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa3S5G5
39Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
40Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata2S5G5
41Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans1S5G5
42Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis7S5G5
43Wandering GliderPantala flavescens1S5G5
44Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
45Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera5S5G5
46Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia5S5G5
47Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum2S5G5
48Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum2S4G5
49Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum1S3G5
50Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum3S5G5
51Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina2S5G5
52Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
53Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
54Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis5S5G5
55Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
56Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata2S5G5
57Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata5S5G5
58Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
59Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
60Variable DancerArgia fumipennis8S5G5
61Powdered DancerArgia moesta1S5G5
62Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula2S5G5
63Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis3S5G5
64Dusky DancerArgia translata3S4G5
65Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
66Familiar BluetEnallagma civile1S5G5
67Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
68Orange BluetEnallagma signatum1S5G5
69Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum2S5G5
70Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
71Fragile ForktailIschnura posita3S5G5