Urodela | definition of Urodela by Medical dictionary
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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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1992: The roles of the visual reaction in the behaviour of an epigean and a cave living population of Euproctus asper Duges (Salamandridae, Urodela
183-202 in Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Urodela
Erythrocyte size and number in Neurergus strauchii (Urodela
Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Urodela
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Salamanders are amphibians and belong to the order Urodela
, also called Caudata by some authorities.
The newts and salamanders are in the Family Urodela
(which means "with tail").