List of the 70 Odonate species known for McDowell County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi2S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius2S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa3S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros1S5G5
8Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus6S5G5
9DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus1S5G5
10Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus2SRS1S2G5
11Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
12Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis2S5G5
13Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus5S5G5
14Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus4S5G5
15Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus2S3S4G5
16Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae2WS2S3G4
17Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus2S4S5G5
18Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps3S3S4 [S3]G5
19Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S4S5G5
20Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
21Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
22Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura3S5G5
23Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps2S5G5
24Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri1S3S4 [S3]G5
25Calico PennantCelithemis elisa2S5G5
26Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
27Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata4S5G5
28Swift SetwingDythemis velox3S4S5G5
29Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis1S5G5
30Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula1S5G5
31Blue CorporalLadona deplanata1S5G5
32Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea3S5G5
33Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta3S5G5
34Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa3S5G5
35Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
36Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
37Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans2S5G5
38Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis2S5G5
39Wandering GliderPantala flavescens2S5G5
40Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
41Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera2S5G5
42Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia3S5G5
43Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum2S4G5
44Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum1S5G5
45Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina1S5G5
46Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
47Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis1S3S4G5
48Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
49Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
50Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata6S5G5
51Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
52Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium2S3S4G5
53Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis2S5G5
54Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S3S4G4
55Variable DancerArgia fumipennis5S5G5
56Powdered DancerArgia moesta4S5G5
57Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
58Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis2S5G5
59Dusky DancerArgia translata2S4G5
60Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S3S4 G5
61Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S4G5
62Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
63Familiar BluetEnallagma civile2S5G5
64Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi1S5G5
65Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans1S5G5
66Orange BluetEnallagma signatum2S5G5
67Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum1S5G5
68Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
69Fragile ForktailIschnura posita2S5G5
70Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis2S4G5