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caudate

[′kȯ‚dāt]
(zoology)
Having a tail or taillike appendage.
Any member of the Caudata.
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We detected chytrid fungus in 20 of 28 amphibian species examined, representing 9 different genera, 5 anuran, and 4 caudate, in 6 families.
Records were determined using the following references: for caudates, Pfingsten (1998) and Pfingsten and Downs (1989); for anurans, Davis and Menze (2000) (Table 1; records are indicated with asterisks).
Abundant habitat exists on the site for pond breeding caudates of the genus Ambystoma, which utilize ephemeral (and hence largely fish-free) bodies of water like those that exist in many of the flooded forest areas in KMWA.