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Caudata

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Caudata salamanders; newts; congo snakes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Caudata (Zoöl) See Urodela.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • caudata In herpetology, the tailed or urodele batrachians: same as Urodela: opposed to Ecaudata or Anura.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. L. cauda, tail

Usage

In literature:

Modo caudatas tunicas, &c. Bossus.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Piper spica caudata pendula and another species!!
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
This resembles the figure of the Guaperva maxima caudata in Willughby's Ichthyol.
"A Voyage to New Holland" by William Dampier
According to our present knowledge, the Ecaudata can be traced about as far back in time as the Caudata.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4" by Various
New Caudata and Salientia from Mexico.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
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