List of the 91 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 tuberculifera4SRS1G5
3Shadow DarnerAeshna umbrosa35S4G5
4Common Green DarnerAnax junius32S5G5
5Comet DarnerAnax longipes1S4G5
6Springtime DarnerBasiaeschna janata4S5G5
7Ocellated DarnerBoyeria grafiana8SRS2?G5
8Fawn DarnerBoyeria vinosa9S5G5
9Regal DarnerCoryphaeschna ingens1SR [W]S2? [S2S3]G5
10Swamp DarnerEpiaeschna heros2S5G5
11Unicorn ClubtailArigomphus villosipes9S3G5
12Black-shouldered SpinylegDromogomphus spinosus2S5G5
13Splendid ClubtailGomphurus lineatifrons2SRS2G4
14DragonhunterHagenius brevistylus10S5G5
15Mustached ClubtailHylogomphus adelphus3SRS1S2G5
16Southern Pygmy ClubtailLanthus vernalis4S4G4
17Maine SnaketailOphiogomphus mainensis6WS3G4G5
18Lancet ClubtailPhanogomphus exilis4S5G5
19Ashy ClubtailPhanogomphus lividus4S5G5
20Rapids ClubtailPhanogomphus quadricolor2SRS1S2G3G4
21Common SanddragonProgomphus obscurus1S5G5
22Sable ClubtailStenogomphurus rogersi4WS3G4
23Eastern Least ClubtailStylogomphus albistylus6S3S4G5
24Zebra ClubtailStylurus scudderi11SRS1S2G5
25Arrow ClubtailStylurus spiniceps7S3S4 [S3]G5
26Brown SpiketailCordulegaster bilineata10S4G5
27Tiger SpiketailCordulegaster erronea3S3S4G4
28Twin-spotted SpiketailCordulegaster maculata3S4S5 [S4]G5
29Stream CruiserDidymops transversa5S5G5
30Swift River CruiserMacromia illinoiensis2S5G5
31American EmeraldCordulia shurtleffii4SRS1G5
32Common BaskettailEpitheca cynosura17S5G5
33Prince BaskettailEpitheca princeps9S5G5
34Ski-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora elongata9SRS2G5
35Clamp-tipped EmeraldSomatochlora tenebrosa8S4G5
36Calico PennantCelithemis elisa12S5G5
37Halloween PennantCelithemis eponina4S5G5
38Banded PennantCelithemis fasciata4S5G5
39Swift SetwingDythemis velox1S4S5G5
40Eastern PondhawkErythemis simplicicollis21S5G5
41Little Blue DragonletErythrodiplax minuscula3S5G5
42Blue CorporalLadona deplanata9S5G5
43Golden-winged SkimmerLibellula auripennis2S5G5
44Bar-winged SkimmerLibellula axilena7S5G5
45Spangled SkimmerLibellula cyanea21S5G5
46Yellow-sided SkimmerLibellula flavida3S4S5G5
47Slaty SkimmerLibellula incesta25S5G5
48Widow SkimmerLibellula luctuosa33S5G5
49Twelve-spotted SkimmerLibellula pulchella26S4G5
50Painted SkimmerLibellula semifasciata14S5G5
51Great Blue SkimmerLibellula vibrans10S5G5
52Blue DasherPachydiplax longipennis39S5G5
53Wandering GliderPantala flavescens5S5G5
54Spot-winged GliderPantala hymenaea1S5G5
55Eastern AmberwingPerithemis tenera11S5G5
56Common WhitetailPlathemis lydia76S5G5
57White-faced MeadowhawkSympetrum obtrusum2SRS1G5
58Ruby MeadowhawkSympetrum rubicundulum18S4G5
59Band-winged MeadowhawkSympetrum semicinctum6S3G5
60Autumn MeadowhawkSympetrum vicinum31S5G5
61Carolina SaddlebagsTramea carolina6S5G5
62Black SaddlebagsTramea lacerata7S5G5
63Great SpreadwingArchilestes grandis10S3S4G5
64Southern SpreadwingLestes australis6S5G5
65Spotted SpreadwingLestes congener1SRS1G5
66Amber-winged SpreadwingLestes eurinus14WS3G5
67Slender SpreadwingLestes rectangularis23S5G5
68Swamp SpreadwingLestes vigilax2S5G5
69Ebony JewelwingCalopteryx maculata30S5G5
70Eastern Red DamselAmphiagrion saucium3S3S4G5
71Blue-fronted DancerArgia apicalis4S5G5
72Variable DancerArgia fumipennis20S5G5
73Powdered DancerArgia moesta8S5G5
74Blue-ringed DancerArgia sedula1S5G5
75Dusky DancerArgia translata8S4G5
76Aurora DamselChromagrion conditum13S3S4 G5
77Azure BluetEnallagma aspersum12S4G5
78Double-striped BluetEnallagma basidens3S5G5
79Familiar BluetEnallagma civile17S5G5
80Turquoise BluetEnallagma divagans2S5G5
81Stream BluetEnallagma exsulans6S5G5
82Skimming BluetEnallagma geminatum4S5G5
83Hagen's BluetEnallagma hageni9S3G5
84Orange BluetEnallagma signatum6S5G5
85Slender BluetEnallagma traviatum7S5G5
86Vesper BluetEnallagma vesperum1S3S4G5
87Citrine ForktailIschnura hastata6S5G5
88Lilypad ForktailIschnura kellicotti2S4G5
89Fragile ForktailIschnura posita32S5G5
90Eastern ForktailIschnura verticalis33S4G5
91Southern SpriteNehalennia integricollis1S3S4 [S4]G5