List of the 85 Odonate species known for Forsyth County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius5S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata2S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa4S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros6S5G5
8Harlequin DarnerGomphaeschna furcillata2S4S5G5
9Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha2S4S5G5
10Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus9S5G5
11Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus4S3S4G5
12Cocoa ClubtailGomphurus hybridus1WS3G4
13DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus4S5G5
14Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3G4
15Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
16Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis1S5G5
17Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus4S5G5
18Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus6S5G5
19Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus3S3S4G5
20Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola4WS3 [S2S3]G4
21Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1WS2S3G4
22Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus1S4S5G5
23Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps1S3S4 [S3]G5
24Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S4S5G5
25Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
26Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4 [S3S4]G4
27Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis6S5G5
28Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura2S5G5
29Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps10S5G5
30Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4 G4
31Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta1S4G5
32Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis2S5G5
33Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa2S4G5
34Calico PennantCelithemis elisa1S5G5
35Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina8S5G5
36Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata4S5G5
37Swift SetwingDythemis velox6S4S5G5
38Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis14S5G5
39Blue CorporalLadona deplanata2S5G5
40Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea4S5G5
41Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
42Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta14S5G5
43Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa15S5G5
44Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella3S4G5
45Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata2S5G5
46Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans10S5G5
47Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis10S5G5
48Wandering GliderPantala flavescens3S5G5
49Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea3S5G5
50Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera11S5G5
51Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia15S5G5
52Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum3S5G5
53Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
54Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum2S5G5
55Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina2S5G5
56Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
57Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis2S3S4G5
58Southern SpreadwingLestes australis4S5G5
59Sweetflag SpreadwingLestes forcipatus1SRS1S2G5
60Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis4S5G5
61Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
62Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis3S3S4G4
63Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata8S5G5
64Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia9S5G5
65Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis12S5G5
66Variable DancerArgia fumipennis5S5G5
67Powdered DancerArgia moesta8S5G5
68Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula5S5G5
69Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis8S5G5
70Dusky DancerArgia translata5S4G5
71Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum4S3S4 G5
72Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum2S4G5
73Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
74Familiar BluetEnallagma civile6S5G5
75Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
76Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans3S5G5
77Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum2S5G5
78Orange BluetEnallagma signatum6S5G5
79Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum1S5G5
80Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum1S3S4G5
81Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata2S5G5
82Fragile ForktailIschnura posita7S5G5
83Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata2S3S4G4
84Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii1S5G5
85Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis1S4G5