Ecology Chap 3 (4)

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Ecology Chap 3 (4)
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  1. All organisms that are the same # of energy transferred away from the original energy source that enters an ecosystem.
    Tropical level
  2. Organism that uses solar energy or chemical energy to manufacture the organic compounds it needs as nutrients from simple inorganic compounds obtained from its environment
    Producers
  3. Organisms that can't synthesize the organic nutrients it needs and gets its organic nutrients by feeding on the tissues of producers or of producers or of other consumers
    Consumers
  4. Organisms that digest parts of dead organisms and cast off fragments and wastes living organisms by breaking down the complex organic molecules
    Decomposers
  5. Organism that feeds on all or part of plants or on other producers
    Primary consumers
  6. Organism that feeds only on the flesh of other carnivores
    Secondary consumers (carnivores)
  7. Animal that feeds in other animals
    High level consumers (carnivores)
  8. animals that can use both plants and other animals as food sources
    omnivores
  9. Examples of herbivores
    rabbits, grasshoppers, deer
  10. Ex of Carnivores
    Spiders, hyenas, birds, and frogs
  11. Ex of 3rd higher level consumers
    tiger, wolves, hawks
  12. Ex of Omnivores
    Pigs, foxes , humans, cockroaches,
  13. Ex of Decomposers
    Bacteria and fungi

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