List of the 58 Odonate species known for Swain County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius1S5G5
4Ocellated DarnerBoyeria grafiana3SRS2?G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa4S5G5
6Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros1S5G5
7Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3G4
8Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis2S4G4
9Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis1WS3G4G5
10Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus1S5G5
11Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi1WS3G4
12Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
13Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi3SRS1S2G5
14Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps1S3S4 [S3]G5
15Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata2S4G5
16Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea1S3S4G4
17Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata2S4S5G5
18Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
19Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis1S4 [S3S4]G4
20Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
21Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura1S5G5
22Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps1S5G5
23Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4G5
24Calico PennantCelithemis elisa1S5G5
25Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina1S5G5
26Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis1S5G5
27Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula1S5G5
28Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea2S5G5
29Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
30Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta1S5G5
31Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa3S5G5
32Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella1S4G5
33Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
34Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans1S5G5
35Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis1S5G5
36Wandering GliderPantala flavescens2S5G5
37Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
38Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera1S5G5
39Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia1S5G5
40Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum1S4G5
41Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata1S5G5
42Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis1S5G5
43Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
44Superb JewelwingCalopteryx amata2SRS1S2G5
45Appalachian JewelwingCalopteryx angustipennis1S3S4G4
46Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
47Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata1S5G5
48American RubyspotHetaerina americana1S5G5
49Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium1S3S4G5
50Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis3S5G5
51Variable DancerArgia fumipennis1S5G5
52Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis1S5G5
53Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S4G5
54Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
55Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans1S5G5
56Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni1S3G5
57Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
58Fragile ForktailIschnura posita2S5G5