noun (plural juga /-ɡə/)chiefly Zoology
1.1 Entomology A lobe on the forewing of some moths which interlocks with the hind wing in flight.
- A. basidentatus has four marginal pegs on each juga, and the male has a characteristic anterior subbasal tooth on the front tibia, giving this segment a notched appearance on its inner surface.
Mid 19th century: from Latin, literally 'yoke'.
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