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CLASSIFICATION OF BIOTIC FACTORS

AUTOTROPHIC

HETEROTROPHIC

Phototrophs: capture sunlight to make food.

Macroconsumers

Primary consumers (herbivores)

Secondary consumers (carnivores)

Tertiary consumers (top-level carnivores)

Omnivorous consumers (herbivores and  carnivores)

Detritivores (feed on detritus)

Chemotrophs: build organic compounds by oxidation of simple inorganic substances.

Decomposers

Saprophytes (recycle organic matter)