Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 6 - Self-Quiz - Page 114: 1


The autotroph is the weed. The heterotrophs are the caterpillar, the bird, and the cat.

Work Step by Step

Autotrophs are organisms that make their own food; they do not need to consume other organisms to obtain energy. Plants are generally autotrophs. Heterotrophs must consume other organisms to survive; they cannot make their own food. Anything that eats something else is considered a heterotroph.
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