List of the 115 Odonate species known for Wake County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi19S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa4S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius153S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes40S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata32S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa25S5G5
7Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1SRS2?G5
8Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros50S5G5
9Taper-tailed DarnerGomphaeschna antilope5S4G4
10Harlequin DarnerGomphaeschna furcillata11S4S5G5
11Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha10S4S5G5
12Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni30S3S4G5
13Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus38S5G5
14Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus15S3S4G5
15Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus3S3S4G5
16Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima8SRS3G3
17Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
18Skillet ClubtailGomphurus ventricosus3SRS1G3
19DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus29S5G5
20Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus5WS3S4G4
21Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3G3G4
22Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3G4
23Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis61S5G5
24Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus18S5G5
25Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus72S5G5
26Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
27Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3 [S2S3]G4
28Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1WS2S3G4
29Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus12S4S5G5
30Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata4S4G5
31Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea2S3S4G4
32Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata6S4S5G5
33Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua4S3G4
34Stream CruiserDidymops transversa36S5G5
35Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4 [S3S4]G4
36Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis25S5G5
37Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata2S4S5G5
38Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura80S5G5
39Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps124S5G5
40Mantled BaskettailEpitheca semiaquea1S5G5
41Robust BaskettailEpitheca spinosa1S4G4
42Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii4S4 G4
43Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri3S3S4 [S3]G5
44Smoky ShadowdragonNeurocordulia molesta7W S3? [S2?]G4
45Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta6S4G5
46Fine-lined EmeraldSomatochlora filosa1S4G5
47Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis13S5G5
48Treetop EmeraldSomatochlora provocans1WS3? [S2?]G4
49Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa3S4G5
50Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
51Calico PennantCelithemis elisa25S5G5
52Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina136S5G5
53Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata26S5G5
54Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna2S4 [S3S4]G5
55Swift SetwingDythemis velox70S4S5G5
56Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis332S5G5
57Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula6S5G5
58Blue CorporalLadona deplanata41S5G5
59Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis12S5G5
60Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena15S5G5
61Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea85S5G5
62Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida13S4S5G5
63Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta251S5G5
64Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa226S5G5
65Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella12S4G5
66Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata29S5G5
67Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans157S5G5
68Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea1S3S4G5
69Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis299S5G5
70Wandering GliderPantala flavescens119S5G5
71Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea50S5G5
72Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera242S5G5
73Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia401S5G5
74Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum38S5G5
75Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
76Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum16S5G5
77Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina144S5G5
78Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata171S5G5
79Southern SpreadwingLestes australis34S5G5
80Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis12S4G5
81Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
82Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax9S5G5
83Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
84Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata147S5G5
85American RubyspotHetaerina americana38S5G5
86Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia19S5G5
87Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium8S3S4G5
88Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis147S5G5
89Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata6S3S4G4
90Variable DancerArgia fumipennis96S5G5
91Powdered DancerArgia moesta91S5G5
92Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula93S5G5
93Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis134S5G5
94Dusky DancerArgia translata12S4G5
95Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S3S4 G5
96Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum40S4G5
97Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens11S5G5
98Familiar BluetEnallagma civile64S5G5
99Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii2S4G4
100Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans15S5G5
101Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi12S5G5
102Burgundy BluetEnallagma dubium5S4 [S3S4]G5
103Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans66S5G5
104Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum12S5G5
105Orange BluetEnallagma signatum141S5G5
106Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum29S5G5
107Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum3S3S4G5
108Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S4G5
109Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata50S5G5
110Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S4G5
111Fragile ForktailIschnura posita252S5G5
112Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata3S3S4G4
113Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii56S5G5
114Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis5S4G5
115Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5