Q. Which of the following are detritivores?
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
Why this question: Important static topic:
Exp) Option c is correct.
Detritivores are heterotrophs that obtain their nutrition by feeding on detritus i.e. dead or decaying plants or animals.
Statements 1, 3 and 5 are correct.
Earthworms, Millipedes and Woodlice are detritivores. Detritivores include microorganisms such as bacteria and fungi; invertebrate insects such as mites, beetles, butterflies and flies; mollusks such as slugs and snails; or soil-dwelling earthworms, millipedes and woodlice.
Jellyfish is carnivorous and Sea horse is also primarily a carnivorous animal.