List of the 78 Odonate species known for Polk County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi2S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa2S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius9S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes3S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa5S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros2S5G5
8Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus5S5G5
9DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus11S5G5
10Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis3S4G4
11Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
12Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis5S5G5
13Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus5S5G5
14Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus4S5G5
15Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi1WS3G4
16Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1WS2S3G4
17Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus3S4S5G5
18Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps2S3S4 [S3]G5
19Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S4S5 [S4]G5
20Stream CruiserDidymops transversa3S5G5
21Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4 [S3S4]G4
22Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata1S4S5G5
23Slender BaskettailEpitheca costalis1S4G5
24Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura1S5G5
25Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps4S5G5
26Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4 G4
27Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4G5
28Calico PennantCelithemis elisa7S5G5
29Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina9S5G5
30Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata13S5G5
31Swift SetwingDythemis velox4S4S5G5
32Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis11S5G5
33Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula3S5G5
34Blue CorporalLadona deplanata3S5G5
35Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
36Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea6S5G5
37Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
38Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta11S5G5
39Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa11S5G5
40Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella2S4G5
41Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata2S5G5
42Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans9S5G5
43Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis12S5G5
44Wandering GliderPantala flavescens4S5G5
45Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
46Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera12S5G5
47Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia12S5G5
48Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum4S5G5
49Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina9S5G5
50Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
51Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis1S3S4G5
52Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
53Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
54Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax3S5G5
55Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis1S3S4G4
56Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata5S5G5
57Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata20S5G5
58Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
59Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
60Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S3S4G4
61Variable DancerArgia fumipennis12S5G5
62Powdered DancerArgia moesta7S5G5
63Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula4S5G5
64Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis16S5G5
65Dusky DancerArgia translata3S4G5
66Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S4G5
67Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens2S5G5
68Familiar BluetEnallagma civile1S5G5
69Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
70Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans2S5G5
71Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum3S5G5
72Orange BluetEnallagma signatum2S5G5
73Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum3S5G5
74Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa1S4G5
75Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata2S5G5
76Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti4S4G5
77Fragile ForktailIschnura posita13S5G5
78Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4 [S4]G5