Wayne County checklist

List based on:
Craves, J. A.. and D. S. O’Brien. 2013. The Odonata of Wayne County, Michigan: Inspiration for renewed monitoring of urban areas. Northeastern Naturalist 20:341-362. 



90 species verified by voucher specimens:
ZYGOPTERA
Calopterygidae
Ebony Jewelwing, Calopteryx maculata (Beauvois)
American Rubyspot, Hetaerina americana (Fabricius)
Smoky Rubyspot, Hetaerina titia (Drury)
Lestidae
Great Spreadwing, Archilestes grandis (Rambur)
Southern Spreadwing, Lestes australis Walker
Spotted Spreadwing, Lestes congener Hagen
Northern Spreadwing, Lestes disjunctus Selys
Emerald Spreadwing, Lestes dryas Kirby
Amber-winged Spreadwing, Lestes eurinus Say
Sweetflag Spreadwing, Lestes forcipatus Rambur
Slender Spreadwing, Lestes rectangularis Say
Lyre-tipped Spreadwing, Lestes unguiculatus Hagen
Swamp Spreadwing, Lestes vigilax Hagen in Selys
Coenagrionidae
Eastern Red Damsel, Amphiagrion saucium (Burmeister)
Blue-fronted Dancer, Argia apicalis (Say)
Variable Dancer, Argia fumipennis (Burmeister)
Powdered Dancer, Argia moesta (Hagen)    
Blue-ringed Dancer, Argia sedula (Hagen)
Blue-tipped Dancer, Argia tibialis (Rambur)
Aurora Damsel, Chromagrion conditum (Hagen in Selys)
Rainbow Bluet, Enallagma antennatum (Say)
Azure Bluet, Enallagma aspersum (Hagen)
Double-striped Bluet, Enallagma basidens Calvert
Tule Bluet, Enallagma carunculatum Morse
Familiar Bluet, Enallagma civile (Hagen)
Marsh Bluet, Enallagma ebrium (Hagen)
Stream Bluet, Enallagma exsulans (Hagen)
Skimming Bluet, Enallagma geminatum Kellicott
Orange Bluet, Enallagma signatum (Hagen)
Slender Bluet, Enallagma traviatum Selys
Vesper Bluet, Enallagma vesperum Calvert
Citrine Forktail, Ischnura hastata (Say)
Fragile Forktail, Ischnura posita (Hagen)
Eastern Forktail, Ischnura verticalis (Say)
Sedge Sprite, Nehalennia irene (Hagen)

ANISOPTERA
Aeshnidae
Lance-tipped Darner, Aeshna constricta Say
Black-tipped Darner, Aeshna tuberculifera Walker
Shadow Darner, Aeshna umbrosa Walker
Green-striped Darner, Aeshna verticalis Hagen
Common Green Darner, Anax junius (Drury)
Comet Darner, Anax longipes Hagen
Fawn Darner, Boyeria vinosa (Say)
Swamp Darner, Epiaeschna heros (Fabricius)         
Cyrano Darner, Nasiaeschna pentacantha (Rambur)
Spatterdock Darner, Rhionaeshna mutata (Hagen)
Gomphidae
Unicorn Clubtail, Arigomphus villosipes (Selys)
Flag-tailed Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spoliatus (Hagen in Selys)
Lancet Clubtail, Gomphus exilis Selys
Midland Clubtail, Gomphus fraternus (Say)
Pronghorn Clubtail, Gomphus graslinellus Walsh
Ashy Clubtail, Gomphus lividus Selys
Dusky Clubtail, Gomphus spicatus Hagen in Selys
Elusive Clubtail, Stylurus notatus (Rambur)
Russet-tipped Clubtail, Stylurus plagiatus (Selys)
Arrow Clubtail, Stylurus spiniceps (Walsh)
Cordulegastridae
Arrowhead Spiketail, Cordulegaster obliqua (Say)
Macromiidae
Royal River Cruiser, Macromia taeniolata Rambur
Corduliidae
Racket-tailed Emerald, Dorocordulia libera (Selys)
Slender Baskettail, Epitheca costalis (Selys)
Common Baskettail, Epitheca cynosura (Say)         
Prince Baskettail, Epitheca princeps Hagen
Mocha Emerald, Somatochlora linearis (Hagen)
Libellulidae
Calico Pennant, Celithemis elisa (Hagen)
Halloween Pennant, Celithemis eponina (Drury)      
Banded Pennant, Celithemis fasciata Kirby
Eastern Pondhawk, Erythemis simplicicollis (Say)
Band-winged Dragonlet, Erythrodiplax umbrata (Linneaus)
Dot-tailed Whiteface, Leucorrhinia intacta (Hagen)
Slaty Skimmer, Libellula incesta Hagen
Widow Skimmer, Libellula luctuosa Burmeister
Twelve-spotted Skimmer, Libellula pulchella Drury
Four-spotted Skimmer, Libellula quadrimaculata Linneaus
Painted Skimmer, Libellula semifasciata Burmeister
Great Blue Skimmer, Libellula vibrans Fabricius
Elfin Skimmer, Nannothemis bella (Uhler)
Blue Dasher,  Pachydiplax longipennis (Burmeister)
Wandering Glider, Pantala flavescens (Fabricius)
Spot-winged Glider, Pantala hymenaea (Say)
Eastern Amberwing,  Perithemis tenera (Say)
Common Whitetail, Plathemis lydia (Drury)  
Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum (Hagen)
Cherry-faced Meadowhawk, Sympetrum internum Montgomery
White-faced Meadowhawk, Sympetrum obtrusum (Hagen)
Ruby Meadowhawk, Sympetrum rubicundulum (Say)
Band-winged Meadowhawk, Sympetrum semicinctum (Say)          
Autumn Meadowhawk, Sympetrum vicinum (Hagen)          
Striped Saddlebags, Tramea calverti Muttkowski
Carolina Saddlebags, Tramea carolina (Linneaus)
Black Saddlebags,  Tramea lacerata Hagen
Red Saddlebags, Tramea onusta Hagen

6 hypothetical species with only sight or photo records:
Canada Darner, Aeshna canadensis Walker
Springtime Darner, Basiaeschna janata (Say)
Black-shouldered Spinyleg, Dromogomphus spinosus Selys
Cobra Clubtail, Gomphus vastus Walsh
Dragonhunter, Hagenius brevistylus Selys
Stream Cruiser, Didymops transversa (Say)
 


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