List of the 118 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 junius156S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes42S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata32S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa25S5G5
7Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1SR [W]S2? [S2S3]G5
8Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros50S5G5
9Taper-tailed DarnerGomphaeschna antilope5S4G4
10Harlequin DarnerGomphaeschna furcillata11S4S5G5
11Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha11S4S5G5
12Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni30S3S4G5
13Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes1S3G5
14Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus38S5G5
15Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus15S3S4G5
16Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus3S3S4G5
17Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima8SRS3G3
18Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
19Skillet ClubtailGomphurus ventricosus3SRS1G3
20DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus30S5G5
21Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus5WS3S4G4
22Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3G3G4
23Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3G4
24Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
25Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis63S5G5
26Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus20S5G5
27Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus74S5G5
28Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
29Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3 [S2S3]G4
30Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1WS2S3G4
31Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus12S4S5G5
32Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata4S4G5
33Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea2S3S4G4
34Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata7S4S5 [S4]G5
35Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua4S3G4
36Stream CruiserDidymops transversa36S5G5
37Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4 [S3S4]G4
38Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis25S5G5
39Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata2S4S5G5
40Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura83S5G5
41Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps129S5G5
42Mantled BaskettailEpitheca semiaquea1S5G5
43Robust BaskettailEpitheca spinosa1S4G4
44Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii4S4 G4
45Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri3S3S4 [S3]G5
46Smoky ShadowdragonNeurocordulia molesta7W S3? [S2?]G4
47Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta6S4G5
48Fine-lined EmeraldSomatochlora filosa1S4G5
49Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis13S5G5
50Treetop EmeraldSomatochlora provocans1WS3? [S2?]G4
51Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa3S4G5
52Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
53Calico PennantCelithemis elisa25S5G5
54Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina137S5G5
55Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata26S5G5
56Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna2S4 [S3S4]G5
57Swift SetwingDythemis velox70S4S5G5
58Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis339S5G5
59Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula7S5G5
60Blue CorporalLadona deplanata43S5G5
61Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis12S5G5
62Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena16S5G5
63Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea86S5G5
64Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida13S4S5G5
65Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta257S5G5
66Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa230S5G5
67Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella12S4G5
68Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata30S5G5
69Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans159S5G5
70Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea1S3S4G5
71Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis305S5G5
72Wandering GliderPantala flavescens120S5G5
73Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea50S5G5
74Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera248S5G5
75Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia409S5G5
76Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum38S5G5
77Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
78Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum16S5G5
79Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina149S5G5
80Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata172S5G5
81Southern SpreadwingLestes australis34S5G5
82Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis12S4G5
83Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
84Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax9S5G5
85Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
86Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata150S5G5
87American RubyspotHetaerina americana39S5G5
88Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia19S5G5
89Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium8S3S4G5
90Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis149S5G5
91Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata6S3S4G4
92Variable DancerArgia fumipennis100S5G5
93Powdered DancerArgia moesta91S5G5
94Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula94S5G5
95Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis137S5G5
96Dusky DancerArgia translata12S4G5
97Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S3S4 G5
98Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum41S4G5
99Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens11S5G5
100Familiar BluetEnallagma civile65S5G5
101Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii2S4G4
102Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans16S5G5
103Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi13S5G5
104Burgundy BluetEnallagma dubium5S4 [S3S4]G5
105Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans69S5G5
106Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum12S5G5
107Orange BluetEnallagma signatum144S5G5
108Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum31S5G5
109Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum3S3S4G5
110Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S4G5
111Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata51S5G5
112Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S4G5
113Fragile ForktailIschnura posita255S5G5
114Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata3S3S4G4
115Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii56S5G5
116Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis5S4G5
117Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis2S3S4 [S4]G5
118Duckweed FiretailTelebasis byersi1S3S4G5