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Newts and Salamanders

  • J. E. Webb
  • J. A. Wallwork
  • J. H. Elgood
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Part of the Classification Guides book series

Abstract

The newts and salamanders and their allies, which comprise the order Urodela, have an elongated body, a long tail and, in most cases, two pairs of limbs of about the same size. In these respects they resemble the extinct labyrinthodonts and lepospondyls.

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© J. E. Webb, J. A. Wallwork and J. H. Elgood 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. E. Webb
    • 1
  • J. A. Wallwork
    • 1
  • J. H. Elgood
    • 2
  1. 1.Westfield CollegeUniversity of LondonUK
  2. 2.University of IbadanNigeria

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