Urodela


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Urodela

the amphibian order containing newts and salamanders. They usually have a well-developed tail and four limbs, and have a larva with external gills.
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En "Salamandra" Carolina Grau es una biologa a quien la urodela caudata ordena ir a Mantua --Mantova-- y contemplar en el Palazzo Te una cupula poblada de salamandras que, a la vez mito y biologia, escaparan a la catastrofe de todas las cosas.
The amphibians include eight species of Allocaudata and Urodela as well as six species of Anura.
140 especies de anfibios conocidas que se han dividido en tres ordenes: Anura o Salientia (2660 especies de ranas terrestres y arboricolas y de sapos), Urodela, o Caudata (320 especies de salamandras) y Apoda, o Gymnophiona (160 especies de cecilias).