List of the 72 Odonate species known for Gaston County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi2S4G4
2Common Green DarnerAnax junius1S5G5
3Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
4Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa1S5G5
6Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros1S5G5
7Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha1S4S5G5
8Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni1S3S4G5
9Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus2S5G5
10DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus1S5G5
11Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3G3G4
12Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
13Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis1S5G5
14Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus2S5G5
15Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
16Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
17Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus2S4S5G5
18Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
19Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4 [S3S4]G4
20Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
21Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata2S4S5G5
22Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura5S5G5
23Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps4S5G5
24Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4 G4
25Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta1S4G5
26Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis1S5G5
27Calico PennantCelithemis elisa8S5G5
28Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina5S5G5
29Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata5S5G5
30Swift SetwingDythemis velox4S4S5G5
31Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis6S5G5
32Blue CorporalLadona deplanata5S5G5
33Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea3S5G5
34Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
35Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta3S5G5
36Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa6S5G5
37Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
38Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
39Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans2S5G5
40Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis4S5G5
41Wandering GliderPantala flavescens2S5G5
42Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
43Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera4S5G5
44Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia7S5G5
45Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum1S5G5
46Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum2S5G5
47Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina2S5G5
48Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata2S5G5
49Southern SpreadwingLestes australis3S5G5
50Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
51Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
52Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
53Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata6S5G5
54American RubyspotHetaerina americana1S5G5
55Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia2S5G5
56Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
57Variable DancerArgia fumipennis4S5G5
58Powdered DancerArgia moesta1S5G5
59Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula2S5G5
60Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis2S5G5
61Dusky DancerArgia translata2S4G5
62Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S4G5
63Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
64Familiar BluetEnallagma civile2S5G5
65Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
66Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans1S5G5
67Orange BluetEnallagma signatum1S5G5
68Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum1S5G5
69Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S4G5
70Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
71Fragile ForktailIschnura posita1S5G5
72Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii1S5G5