List of the 66 Odonate species known for Swain County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi2S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa2S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius1S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
5Ocellated DarnerBoyeria grafiana3SRS2?G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa4S5G5
7Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros1S5G5
8DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus1S5G5
9Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens2WS3G4
10Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis2S4G4
11Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis1WS3G4G5
12Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus1S5G5
13Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi2WS3G4
14Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
15Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi3SRS1S2G5
16Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps1S3S4 [S3]G5
17Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata2S4G5
18Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea2S3S4G4
19Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata2S4S5 [S4]G5
20Stream CruiserDidymops transversa2S5G5
21Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4 [S3S4]G4
22Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
23Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura2S5G5
24Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps2S5G5
25Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4G5
26Calico PennantCelithemis elisa1S5G5
27Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
28Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis1S5G5
29Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula1S5G5
30Blue CorporalLadona deplanata1S5G5
31Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena1S5G5
32Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea2S5G5
33Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
34Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta1S5G5
35Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa3S5G5
36Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
37Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
38Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans3S5G5
39Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis2S5G5
40Wandering GliderPantala flavescens2S5G5
41Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
42Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera1S5G5
43Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia2S5G5
44Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum1S5G5
45Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum1S4G5
46Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina1S5G5
47Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
48Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
49Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
50Superb JewelwingCalopteryx amata5SRS1S2G5
51Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis1S3S4G4
52Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
53Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata3S5G5
54American RubyspotHetaerina americana1S5G5
55Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium1S3S4G5
56Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis3S5G5
57Variable DancerArgia fumipennis1S5G5
58Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
59Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis1S5G5
60Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S3S4 G5
61Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S4G5
62Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans2S5G5
63Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans1S5G5
64Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni1S3G5
65Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
66Fragile ForktailIschnura posita2S5G5