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118 total species recorded
Broad-winged Damsels Calopterygidae
River Jewelwing Calopteryx aequabilis Recorded in 53 Counties
Ebony Jewelwing Calopteryx maculata Recorded in 99 Counties
American Rubyspot Hetaerina americana Recorded in 93 Counties
Smoky Rubyspot Hetaerina titia Recorded in 42 Counties Vulnerable
Spreadwings Lestidae
Great Spreadwing Archilestes grandis Recorded in 28 Counties Vulnerable
Spotted Spreadwing Lestes congener Recorded in 16 Counties Imperiled
Southern Spreadwing Lestes australis Recorded in 41 Counties Vulnerable
Emerald Spreadwing Lestes dryas Recorded in 30 Counties Vulnerable
Amber-winged Spreadwing Lestes eurinus Recorded in 31 Counties Vulnerable
Sweetflag Spreadwing Lestes forcipatus Recorded in 8 Counties Imperiled
Elegant Spreadwing Lestes inaequalis Recorded in 9 Counties Critically Imperiled
Slender Spreadwing Lestes rectangularis Recorded in 85 Counties
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing Lestes unguiculatus Recorded in 93 Counties
Pond Damsels Coenagrionidae
Red Damsel Amphiagrion intermediate Recorded in 57 Counties Vulnerable
Paiute Dancer Argia alberta Recorded in 15 Counties Imperiled
Blue-fronted Dancer Argia apicalis Recorded in 98 Counties
Emma's Dancer Argia emma Recorded in 1 Counties Critically Imperiled
Violet Dancer Argia fumipennis violacea Recorded in 65 Counties
Powdered Dancer Argia moesta Recorded in 60 Counties
Springwater Dancer Argia plana Recorded in 48 Counties Vulnerable
Blue-tipped Dancer Argia tibialis Recorded in 61 Counties
Prairie Bluet Coenagrion angulatum Recorded in 8 Counties Imperiled
Taiga Bluet Coenagrion resolutum Recorded in 23 Counties Vulnerable
River Bluet Enallagma anna Recorded in 78 Counties
Rainbow Bluet Enallagma antennatum Recorded in 95 Counties
Azure Bluet Enallagma aspersum Recorded in 57 Counties
Double-striped Bluet Enallagma basidens Recorded in 54 Counties
Boreal Bluet Enallagma boreale Recorded in 6 Counties Imperiled
Tule Bluet Enallagma carunculatum Recorded in 89 Counties
Familiar Bluet Enallagma civile Recorded in 99 Counties
Alkali Bluet Enallagma clausum Recorded in 5 Counties Imperiled
Northern Bluet Enallagma annexum Recorded in 43 Counties Vulnerable
Marsh Bluet Enallagma ebrium Recorded in 25 Counties Vulnerable
Stream Bluet Enallagma exsulans Recorded in 59 Counties
Skimming Bluet Enallagma geminatum Recorded in 83 Counties
Hagen's Bluet Enallagma hageni Recorded in 84 Counties
Orange Bluet Enallagma signatum Recorded in 81 Counties
Slender Bluet Enallagma traviatum Recorded in 33 Counties Vulnerable
Vesper Bluet Enallagma vesperum Recorded in 14 Counties Imperiled
Citrine Forktail Ischnura hastata Recorded in 32 Counties Vulnerable
Western Forktail Ischnura perparva Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Fragile Forktail Ischnura posita Recorded in 41 Counties Vulnerable
Eastern Forktail Ischnura verticalis Recorded in 99 Counties
Sedge Sprite Nehalennia irene Recorded in 49 Counties Vulnerable
Darners Aeshnidae
Canada Darner Aeshna canadensis Recorded in 11 Counties Imperiled
Lance-tipped Darner Aeshna constricta Recorded in 57 Counties Vulnerable
Variable Darner Aeshna interrupta lineata Recorded in 14 Counties Imperiled
Black-tipped Darner Aeshna tuberculifera Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Shadow Darner Aeshna umbrosa Recorded in 68 Counties
Green-striped Darner Aeshna verticalis Recorded in 7 Counties Imperiled
Blue-eyed Darner Rhionaeshna multicolor Recorded in 16 Counties Imperiled
Spatterdock Darner Rhionaeshna mutata Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Common Green Darner Anax junius Recorded in 99 Counties
Springtime Darner Basiaeschna janata Recorded in 2 Counties Status Unknown
Fawn Darner Boyeria vinosa Recorded in 70 Counties
Swamp Darner Epiaeschna heros Recorded in 3 Counties Status Unknown
Cyrano Darner Nasiaeschna pentacantha Recorded in 11 Counties Imperiled
Clubtails Gomphidae
Horned Clubtail Arigomphus cornutus Recorded in 34 Counties Vulnerable
Jade Clubtail Arigomphus submedianus Recorded in 61 Counties
Flag-tailed Spinyleg Dromogomphus spoliatus Recorded in 23 Counties Vulnerable
Plains Clubtail Gomphus externus Recorded in 77 Counties
Midland Clubtail Gomphus fraternus Recorded in 25 Counties Vulnerable
Pronghorn Clubtail Gomphus graslinellus Recorded in 38 Counties Vulnerable
Sulphur-tipped Clubtail Gomphus militaris Recorded in 5 Counties Critically Imperiled
Rapids Clubtail Gomphus quadricolor Recorded in 2 Counties Critically Imperiled
Cobra Clubtail Gomphus vastus Recorded in 25 Counties Vulnerable
Rusty Snaketail Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis Recorded in 4 Counties Critically Imperiled
Pale Snaketail Ophiogomphus severus Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Sioux Snaketail Ophiogomphus smithi Recorded in 4 Counties Critically Imperiled
Westfall's Snaketail Ophiogomphus westfalli Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Common Sanddragon Progomphus obscurus Recorded in 44 Counties
Riverine Clubtail Stylurus amnicola Recorded in 42 Counties Vulnerable
Brimstone Clubtail Stylurus intricatus Recorded in 3 Counties Critically Imperiled
Elusive Clubtail Stylurus notatus Recorded in 36 Counties Vulnerable
Russet-tipped Clubtail Stylurus plagiatus Recorded in 34 Counties Vulnerable
Arrow Clubtail Stylurus spiniceps Recorded in 2 Counties Status Unknown
Cruisers Macromiidae
Stream Cruiser Didymops transversa Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Swift River Cruiser Macromia illinoiensis Recorded in 29 Counties Vulnerable
Royal River Cruiser Macromia taeniolata Recorded in 9 Counties Imperiled
Emeralds Corduliidae
Slender Baskettail Epitheca costalis Recorded in 2 Counties Status Unknown
Common Baskettail Epitheca cynosura Recorded in 96 Counties
Prince Baskettail Epitheca princeps Recorded in 91 Counties
Smoky Shadowdragon Neurocordulia molesta Recorded in 8 Counties Imperiled
Stygian Shadowdragon Neurocordulia yamaskanensis Recorded in 2 Counties Critically Imperiled
Plains Emerald Somatochlora ensigera Recorded in 21 Counties Vulnerable
Mocha Emerald Somatochlora lineares Recorded in 4 Counties Critically Imperiled
Skimmers Libellulidae
Calico Pennant Celithemis elisa Recorded in 46 Counties Vulnerable
Halloween Pennant Celithemis eponina Recorded in 91 Counties
Banded Pennant Celithemmis fasciata Recorded in 3 Counties Status Unknown
Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis Recorded in 99 Counties
Dot-tailed Whiteface Leucorrhinia intacta Recorded in 73 Counties
Blue Corporal Ladonna deplanata Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Golden-winged Skimmer Libellula auripennis Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Spangled Skimmer Libellula cyanea Recorded in 12 Counties Critically Imperiled
Slaty Skimmer Libellula incesta Recorded in 15 Counties Critically Imperiled
Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa Recorded in 99 Counties
Twelve-spotted Skimmer Libellula pulchella Recorded in 99 Counties
Four-spotted Skimmer Libellula quadrimaculata Recorded in 21 Counties Imperiled
Painted Skimmer Libellula semifasciata Recorded in 2 Counties Status Unknown
Great Blue Skimmer Libellula vibrans Recorded in 1 Counties Status Unknown
Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis Recorded in 96 Counties
Wandering Glider Pantala flavescens Recorded in 69 Counties
Spot-winged Glider Pantala hymenaea Recorded in 42 Counties Vulnerable
Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera Recorded in 97 Counties
Common Whitetail Plathemis lydia Recorded in 99 Counties
Blue-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum ambiguum Recorded in 12 Counties Critically Imperiled
Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum Recorded in 51 Counties
Saffron-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum costiferum Recorded in 56 Counties Vulnerable
Black Meadowhawk Sympetrum danae Recorded in 3 Counties Status Unknown
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum internum Recorded in 61 Counties
White-faced Meadowhawk Sympetrum obtrusum Recorded in 84 Counties
Band-winged Meadowhawk Sympetrum semicinctum occidentale Recorded in 68 Counties
Ruby Meadowhawk Sympetrum rubicundulum Recorded in 93 Counties
Autumn Meadowhawk Sympetrum vicinum Recorded in 60 Counties Vulnerable
Striped Saddlebags Trama calverti Recorded in 2 Counties Status Unknown
Carolina Saddlebags Tramea carolina Recorded in 1 Counties Critically Imperiled
Black Saddlebags Tramea lacerata Recorded in 99 Counties
Red Saddlebags Tramea onusta Recorded in 67 Counties