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Relation to UFP: Unknown
- They seem to be a bit too temperamental to be used as a player race.
Reclusive insectoid civilization from planet Torona IV. Establishment of siplomatic relations with the Jarada had been a Federation priority for some time because of their strategic importance. The Jarada were known for the extreme attention to the detail of protocol. The mispronunciation of a single word once led to a 20 year rift in communication. Captain Jean-Luc Picard successfully delivered the appropriate greetings to the Jarada in 2364, thus paving the way for further diplomatic relations (The Big Good-Bye -TNG). The Pakled ship Mondor showed evidence of using technology borrowed or stolen from a variety of other cultures, including the Jaradans (Samaritan Snare -TNG).
Star Trek: The Encyclopedia (1999 edition).