List of the 93 Odonate species known for Watauga County - Status and Rank Definitions
Common NameScientific NameNumber of RecordsState StatusState RankFed. StatusGlobal Rank
1Gray PetaltailTachopteryx thoreyi2S4G4
2Black-tipped DarnerAeshna tuberculifera4SRS1G5
3Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa35S4G5
4Common Green DarnerAnax junius35S5G5
5Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
6Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata4S5G5
7Ocellated DarnerBoyeria grafiana10SRS2?G5
8Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa9S5G5
9Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1S2? [S2S3]G5
10Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros2S5G5
11Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes10S3G5
12Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus3S5G5
13Splendid ClubtailGomphurus lineatifrons3SRS2G4
14DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus10S5G5
15Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus4SRS1S2G5
16Piedmont ClubtailHylogomphus parvidens1WS3G4
17Green-faced ClubtailHylogomphus viridifrons1SRS1 [S1S2]G3G4
18Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis6S4G4
19Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis6WS3G4G5
20Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis4S5G5
21Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus7S5G5
22Rapids ClubtailPhanogomphus quadricolor2SRS1S2G3G4
23Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
24Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi4WS3G4
25Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus6S3S4G5
26Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi13SRS1S2G5
27Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps7S3S4 [S3]G5
28Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata10S4G5
29Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea4S3S4G4
30Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S4S5 [S4]G5
31Stream CruiserDidymops transversa5S5G5
32Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis2S5G5
33American EmeraldCordulia shurtleffii6SRS1G5
34Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura17S5G5
35Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps9S5G5
36Ski-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora elongata9SRS2G5
37Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa8S4G5
38Calico PennantCelithemis elisa12S5G5
39Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina4S5G5
40Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata4S5G5
41Swift SetwingDythemis velox1S4S5G5
42Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis27S5G5
43Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula3S5G5
44Blue CorporalLadona deplanata9S5G5
45Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
46Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena7S5G5
47Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea26S5G5
48Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida3S4S5G5
49Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta26S5G5
50Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa35S5G5
51Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella29S4G5
52Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata16S5G5
53Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans11S5G5
54Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis43S5G5
55Wandering GliderPantala flavescens6S5G5
56Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
57Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera11S5G5
58Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia80S5G5
59White-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum obtrusum2SRS1G5
60Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum19S4G5
61Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum6S3G5
62Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum31S5G5
63Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina7S5G5
64Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata9S5G5
65Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis10S3S4G5
66Southern SpreadwingLestes australis6S5G5
67Spotted SpreadwingLestes congener2SRS1G5
68Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus15WS3G5
69Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis23S5G5
70Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax2S5G5
71Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata35S5G5
72Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium4S3S4G5
73Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis5S5G5
74Variable DancerArgia fumipennis21S5G5
75Powdered DancerArgia moesta10S5G5
76Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
77Dusky DancerArgia translata9S4G5
78Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum14S3S4 G5
79Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum13S4G5
80Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens5S5G5
81Familiar BluetEnallagma civile17S5G5
82Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans2S5G5
83Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans6S5G5
84Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum4S5G5
85Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni9S3G5
86Orange BluetEnallagma signatum6S5G5
87Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum7S5G5
88Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum1S3S4G5
89Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata6S5G5
90Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti2S4G5
91Fragile ForktailIschnura posita33S5G5
92Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis34S4G5
93Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4 [S4]G5