List of the 119 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 junius161S5G5
4Comet DarnerAnax longipes45S4G5
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 pentacantha12S4S5G5
12Two-striped ForceptailAphylla williamsoni33S3S4G5
13Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes1S3G5
14Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus38S5G5
15Eastern RingtailErpetogomphus designatus15S3S4G5
16Blackwater ClubtailGomphurus dilatatus3S3S4G5
17Septima's ClubtailGomphurus septima8SRS3G3
18Cobra ClubtailGomphurus vastus3S3S4G5
19Skillet ClubtailGomphurus ventricosus3SRS1G3
20DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus32S5G5
21Spine-crowned ClubtailHylogomphus abbreviatus5WS3S4G4
22Banner ClubtailHylogomphus apomyius1WS3G3G4
23Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3G4
24Appalachian SnaketailOphiogomphus incurvatus1WS3G3
25Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis63S5G5
26Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus20S5G5
27Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus76S5G5
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 princeps132S5G5
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 eponina140S5G5
55Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata26S5G5
56Double-ringed PennantCelithemis verna2S4 [S3S4]G5
57Swift SetwingDythemis velox70S4S5G5
58Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis344S5G5
59Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula7S5G5
60Blue CorporalLadona deplanata43S5G5
61Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis12S5G5
62Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena16S5G5
63Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea87S5G5
64Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida13S4S5G5
65Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta262S5G5
66Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa235S5G5
67Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella12S4G5
68Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata31S5G5
69Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans160S5G5
70Roseate SkimmerOrthemis ferruginea2S3S4G5
71Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis310S5G5
72Wandering GliderPantala flavescens124S5G5
73Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea50S5G5
74Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera253S5G5
75Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia414S5G5
76Blue-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum ambiguum38S5G5
77Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum3S4G5
78Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum16S5G5
79Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina154S5G5
80Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata175S5G5
81Southern SpreadwingLestes australis34S5G5
82Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus2WS3G5
83Elegant SpreadwingLestes inaequalis12S4G5
84Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis2S5G5
85Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax10S5G5
86Sparkling JewelwingCalopteryx dimidiata1S5G5
87Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata150S5G5
88American RubyspotHetaerina americana39S5G5
89Smoky RubyspotHetaerina titia19S5G5
90Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium8S3S4G5
91Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis150S5G5
92Seepage DancerArgia bipunctulata6S3S4G4
93Variable DancerArgia fumipennis102S5G5
94Powdered DancerArgia moesta92S5G5
95Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula94S5G5
96Blue-tipped DancerArgia tibialis138S5G5
97Dusky DancerArgia translata15S4G5
98Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum1S3S4 G5
99Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum43S4G5
100Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens11S5G5
101Familiar BluetEnallagma civile66S5G5
102Attenuated BluetEnallagma daeckii2S4G4
103Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans16S5G5
104Atlantic BluetEnallagma doubledayi15S5G5
105Burgundy BluetEnallagma dubium6S4 [S3S4]G5
106Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans70S5G5
107Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum12S5G5
108Orange BluetEnallagma signatum145S5G5
109Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum31S5G5
110Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum3S3S4G5
111Blackwater BluetEnallagma weewa2S4G5
112Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata51S5G5
113Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti1S4G5
114Fragile ForktailIschnura posita258S5G5
115Furtive ForktailIschnura prognata3S3S4G4
116Rambur's ForktailIschnura ramburii58S5G5
117Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis5S4G5
118Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis3S3S4 [S4]G5
119Duckweed FiretailTelebasis byersi2S3S4G5