List of the 120 Odonate species known for Wake County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi19S4G4
2Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa5S4G5
3Common Green DarnerAnax junius163S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes47S4G5
5Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata34S5G5
6Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa25S5G5
7Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens2S2? [S2S3]G5
8Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros50S5G5
9Taper-tailed DarnerGomphaeschna antilope5S4G4
10Harlequin DarnerGomphaeschna furcillata13S4S5G5
11Cyrano DarnerNasiaeschna pentacantha13S4S5G5
12Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni36S3S4G5
13Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes1S3G5
14Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus38S5G5
15Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus16S3S4G5
16Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus4S3S4G5
17Cocoa ClubtailGomphurus hybridus1WS3G4
18Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima8SRS3G3
19Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
20Skillet ClubtailGomphurus ventricosus3SRS1G3
21DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus34S5G5
22Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus5WS3S4G4
23Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3G3G4
24Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3G4
25Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
26Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis67S5G5
27Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus22S5G5
28Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus76S5G5
29Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus1S3S4G5
30Riverine ClubtailStylurus amnicola1WS3 [S2S3]G4
31Laura's ClubtailStylurus laurae1WS2S3G4
32Russet-tipped ClubtailStylurus plagiatus13S4S5G5
33Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata4S4G5
34Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea2S3S4G4
35Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata7S4S5 [S4]G5
36Arrowhead SpiketailCordulegaster obliqua5S3G4
37Stream CruiserDidymops transversa38S5G5
38Allegheny River CruiserMacromia alleghaniensis3S4 [S3S4]G4
39Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis27S5G5
40Royal River CruiserMacromia taeniolata2S4S5G5
41Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura87S5G5
42Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps136S5G5
43Mantled BaskettailEpitheca semiaquea1S5G5
44Robust BaskettailEpitheca spinosa1S4G4
45Selys's SundragonHelocordulia selysii4S4 G4
46Uhler's SundragonHelocordulia uhleri3S3S4 [S3]G5
47Smoky ShadowdragonNeurocordulia molesta7W S3? [S2?]G4
48Umber ShadowdragonNeurocordulia obsoleta6S4G5
49Fine-lined EmeraldSomatochlora filosa1S4G5
50Mocha EmeraldSomatochlora linearis13S5G5
51Treetop EmeraldSomatochlora provocans1WS3? [S2?]G4
52Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa3S4G5
53Red-veined PennantCelithemis bertha3S4G5
54Calico PennantCelithemis elisa25S5G5
55Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina141S5G5
56Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata26S5G5
57Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna2S4 [S3S4]G5
58Swift SetwingDythemis velox73S4S5G5
59Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis360S5G5
60Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula7S5G5
61Blue CorporalLadona deplanata45S5G5
62Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis13S5G5
63Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena17S5G5
64Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea88S5G5
65Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida13S4S5G5
66Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta274S5G5
67Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa243S5G5
68Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella12S4G5
69Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata31S5G5
70Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans164S5G5
71Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea3S3S4G5
72Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis325S5G5
73Wandering GliderPantala flavescens130S5G5
74Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea50S5G5
75Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera259S5G5
76Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia431S5G5
77Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum38S5G5
78Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
79Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum16S5G5
80Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina162S5G5
81Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata177S5G5
82Southern SpreadwingLestes australis35S5G5
83Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus2WS3G5
84Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis14S4G5
85Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
86Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax10S5G5
87Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
88Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata152S5G5
89American RubyspotHetaerina americana40S5G5
90Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia20S5G5
91Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium8S3S4G5
92Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis155S5G5
93Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata6S3S4G4
94Variable DancerArgia fumipennis106S5G5
95Powdered DancerArgia moesta96S5G5
96Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula97S5G5
97Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis142S5G5
98Dusky DancerArgia translata16S4G5
99Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S3S4 G5
100Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum43S4G5
101Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens12S5G5
102Familiar BluetEnallagma civile67S5G5
103Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii2S4G4
104Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans16S5G5
105Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi15S5G5
106Burgundy BluetEnallagma dubium6S4 [S3S4]G5
107Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans71S5G5
108Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum12S5G5
109Orange BluetEnallagma signatum146S5G5
110Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum32S5G5
111Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum3S3S4G5
112Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S4G5
113Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata51S5G5
114Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti2S4G5
115Fragile ForktailIschnura posita265S5G5
116Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata3S3S4G4
117Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii58S5G5
118Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis5S4G5
119Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis3S3S4 [S4]G5
120Duckweed FiretailTelebasis byersi4S3S4G5