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In insect anatomy, the juxta is an organ in the males of most Lepidoptera (i.e. moths and butterflies) that supports the aedeagus, the organ used for reproduction in insects. The juxta is located between the two valvae.
- Eyer, J. R. (1926). "The morphological significance of the juxta in the male genitalia of Lepidoptera". Bull. Brook. Ent. Soc, 21, 32–37.
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