order Caudata


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Noun1.order Caudata - salamandersorder Caudata - salamanders; newts; congo snakes  
animal order - the order of animals
amphibia, class Amphibia - the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
urodele, caudate - amphibians that resemble lizards
Ambystomatidae, family Ambystomatidae - New World salamanders
Cryptobranchidae, family Cryptobranchidae - large aquatic salamanders: hellbenders; giant salamanders
Dicamptodontidae, family Dicamptodontidae - large and small highly aquatic salamanders
family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae - small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults
References in periodicals archive ?
Digit ratio has not been investigated in amphibian species within the order caudata. The aim of this project was to test for sexual differences in 2D:4D ratios in striped newts {Notophthcdmus perstriatus).
This isolation has resulted in the development of many diverse species of amphibians in Japan; 23 species of the order Caudata and 35 species of the order Anura.
Taxon ATV Non-ATV Control Total Class Amphibia Order Caudata Ambystoma opacum 1 0 0 1 Ambystoma texanum 10 13 7 30 Order Anura Rana utricularia 10 5 8 23 Class Reptilia Order Squamata Eumeces fasciatus 26 31 37 94 Eumeces laticeps 10 4 12 26 Scincella lateralis 42 32 42 116 Agkistrodon piscivorus 5 5 3 13 Agkistrodon contortrix 3 3 0 6 Pantherophis obsoleta 0 1 0 1 Farancia abacura 1 0 0 1 Lampropeltis getula 1 0 1 2 Nerodia erythrogaster 11 12 10 33 Nerodia fasciata 2 0 2 4 Nerodia rhombifer 0 2 0 2 Storeria dekayi 5 2 3 10 Thamnophis proximus 11 14 16 41 Total Individuals 138 124 141 403 Total Species 14 12 11 16