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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In addition, molecular biological studies of urodele and caecilian AQPs, coupled with physiological and histological analyses, would give significant insights into the early evolution of the genes and functions of AQP2, AQP5, and AQP6.
Urodeles regenerate the spinal cord rather freely, either in the process of regenerating an amputated tail or in healing the cord if it is severed in the animal's body.
Yet Corsica and Sardinia are among the few islands where there are urodeles, cave-dwelling salamanders to be precise (four species of the genus Speleomantes [=Hydromantes] that live in different karstic massifs), and newts (two species of the genus Euproctus).
Consider the urodeles, a class of vertebrates that includes newts and salamanders.
Functional and developmental constraints and opportunities in the evolution of feeding systems in urodeles.
The HD larvae were also significantly more variable in size (see Results); Wilbur and Collins (1973) and Semlitsch and Caldwell (1982) also observed changes in size variability with increasing density in both anurans and urodeles.
Recherches morphologiques et experimentales sur le determinisme des caracteres sexuels males chez les urodeles.
Many invertebrates and some lower vertebrates, such as urodeles and fish, have higher regenerative ability in a variety of tissues, such as the limbs, tail, heart, and spinal cord; these are tissues that never re-form in mammals when they are lost.
Energy and interspecific body size patterns of amphibian faunas in Europe and North America: anurans follow Bergmann's rule, urodeles its converse.