An amphibian of the order Urodela; a newt or salamander.
- The system is present in urodeles, caecilians, anurans, testudines, mammals, and lepidosaurs.
- Among vertebrates, newts and other urodele amphibians show a remarkable capacity for regeneration.
- For more than a century, urodele amphibians have been used as models for embryology, physiology, and natural history research.
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