List of the 79 Odonate species known for Union County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa1S4G5
2Common Green DarnerAnax junius5S5G5
3Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
4Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata8S5G5
5Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa3S5G5
6Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros9S5G5
7Taper-tailed DarnerGomphaeschna antilope1S4G4
8Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha3S4S5G5
9Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni12S3S4G5
10Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus7S5G5
11Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus3S3S4G5
12Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima1SRS3G3
13Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
14DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus2S5G5
15Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus6WS3S4G4
16Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
17Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis5S5G5
18Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus5S5G5
19Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
20Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
21Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata1S4S5G5
22Stream CruiserDidymops transversa1S5G5
23Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis3S5G5
24Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata8S4S5G5
25Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura12S5G5
26Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps14S5G5
27Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta1S4G5
28Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis4S5G5
29Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa1S4G5
30Calico PennantCelithemis elisa4S5G5
31Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina7S5G5
32Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata2S5G5
33Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna1S4 [S3S4]G5
34Swift SetwingDythemis velox5S4S5G5
35Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis26S5G5
36Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula2S5G5
37Blue CorporalLadona deplanata5S5G5
38Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis1S5G5
39Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena1S5G5
40Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea3S5G5
41Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida1S4S5G5
42Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta19S5G5
43Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa16S5G5
44Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata1S5G5
45Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans8S5G5
46Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis18S5G5
47Wandering GliderPantala flavescens4S5G5
48Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea2S5G5
49Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera24S5G5
50Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia20S5G5
51Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum1S5G5
52Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum1S5G5
53Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina5S5G5
54Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata5S5G5
55Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis1S3S4G5
56Southern SpreadwingLestes australis1S5G5
57Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
58Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax1S5G5
59Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
60Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata1S5G5
61American RubyspotHetaerina americana4S5G5
62Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis20S5G5
63Variable DancerArgia fumipennis4S5G5
64Powdered DancerArgia moesta6S5G5
65Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula2S5G5
66Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis3S5G5
67Dusky DancerArgia translata2S4G5
68Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum1S4G5
69Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens1S5G5
70Familiar BluetEnallagma civile3S5G5
71Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans1S5G5
72Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi1S5G5
73Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans4S5G5
74Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum1S5G5
75Orange BluetEnallagma signatum22S5G5
76Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum1S5G5
77Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata1S5G5
78Fragile ForktailIschnura posita10S5G5
79Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii11S5G5