List of the 77 Odonate species known for Polk County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa2S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius9S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes3S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata1S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa5S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros2S5G5
8Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus5S5G5
9DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus10S5G5
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 maculata1S4S5G5
20Stream CruiserDidymops transversa2S5G5
21Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4 [S3S4]G4
22Slender BaskettailEpitheca costalis1S4G5
23Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura1S5G5
24Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps4S5G5
25Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii1S4 G4
26Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4G5
27Calico PennantCelithemis elisa7S5G5
28Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina9S5G5
29Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata13S5G5
30Swift SetwingDythemis velox4S4S5G5
31Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis11S5G5
32Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula3S5G5
33Blue CorporalLadona deplanata3S5G5
34Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
35Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea6S5G5
36Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
37Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta11S5G5
38Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa11S5G5
39Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
40Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata2S5G5
41Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans9S5G5
42Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis12S5G5
43Wandering GliderPantala flavescens4S5G5
44Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
45Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera12S5G5
46Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia12S5G5
47Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum4S5G5
48Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina9S5G5
49Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
50Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis1S3S4G5
51Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
52Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
53Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax3S5G5
54Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis1S3S4G4
55Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata5S5G5
56Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata20S5G5
57Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia1S5G5
58Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis1S5G5
59Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata1S3S4G4
60Variable DancerArgia fumipennis12S5G5
61Powdered DancerArgia moesta6S5G5
62Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula4S5G5
63Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis16S5G5
64Dusky DancerArgia translata3S4G5
65Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S4G5
66Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens2S5G5
67Familiar BluetEnallagma civile1S5G5
68Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
69Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans2S5G5
70Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum3S5G5
71Orange BluetEnallagma signatum2S5G5
72Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum3S5G5
73Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa1S4G5
74Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata2S5G5
75Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti4S4G5
76Fragile ForktailIschnura posita13S5G5
77Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5