List of the 90 Odonate species known for Watauga County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi1S4G4
2Black-tipped DarnerAeshna tuberculifera3SRS1G5
3Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa34S4G5
4Common Green DarnerAnax junius32S5G5
5Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
6Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata4S5G5
7Ocellated DarnerBoyeria grafiana7SRS2?G5
8Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa8S5G5
9Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1SRS2?G5
10Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros2S5G5
11Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes9S3G5
12Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus2S5G5
13Splendid ClubtailGomphurus lineatifrons2SRS2G4
14DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus8S5G5
15Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus1SRS1S2G5
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis4S4G4
17Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis5WS3G4G5
18Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis3S5G5
19Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus4S5G5
20Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
21Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi4WS3G4
22Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus5S3S4G5
23Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi10SRS1S2G5
24Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps7S3S4 [S3]G5
25Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata10S4G5
26Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea3S3S4G4
27Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S4S5G5
28Stream CruiserDidymops transversa4S5G5
29Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis1S5G5
30American EmeraldCordulia shurtleffii4SRS1G5
31Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura16S5G5
32Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps8S5G5
33Ski-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora elongata8SRS2G5
34Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa7S4G5
35Calico PennantCelithemis elisa11S5G5
36Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina4S5G5
37Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata4S5G5
38Swift SetwingDythemis velox1S4S5G5
39Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis21S5G5
40Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula3S5G5
41Blue CorporalLadona deplanata8S5G5
42Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
43Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena6S5G5
44Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea20S5G5
45Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida2S4S5G5
46Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta24S5G5
47Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa33S5G5
48Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella26S4G5
49Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata14S5G5
50Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans8S5G5
51Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis38S5G5
52Wandering GliderPantala flavescens5S5G5
53Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
54Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera11S5G5
55Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia73S5G5
56White-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum obtrusum2SRS1G5
57Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum17S4G5
58Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum5S3G5
59Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum29S5G5
60Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina6S5G5
61Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
62Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis6S3S4G5
63Southern SpreadwingLestes australis6S5G5
64Spotted SpreadwingLestes congener1SRS1G5
65Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus12WS3G5
66Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis23S5G5
67Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax2S5G5
68Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata30S5G5
69Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium3S3S4G5
70Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis4S5G5
71Variable DancerArgia fumipennis20S5G5
72Powdered DancerArgia moesta7S5G5
73Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
74Dusky DancerArgia translata8S4G5
75Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum13S3S4 G5
76Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum11S4G5
77Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
78Familiar BluetEnallagma civile15S5G5
79Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans2S5G5
80Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans6S5G5
81Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum4S5G5
82Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni9S3G5
83Orange BluetEnallagma signatum5S5G5
84Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum7S5G5
85Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum1S3S4G5
86Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata6S5G5
87Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti2S4G5
88Fragile ForktailIschnura posita31S5G5
89Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis32S4G5
90Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4G5