Zweifel, Richard G. Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York.
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One of the orders of the class Amphibia, also known as the Caudata, comprising the salamanders. The members of the order Urodela are the tailed amphibians, or salamanders, and are distinguished superficially from the frogs and toads (order Anura) by the possession of a tail, and from the caecilians (order Apoda) by the possession of limbs. See also: Amphibia; Anura; Apoda
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