Ecological Vocabulary 1

Each of the clues is a definition for a term that is related to ecology. Type in the terms that match the definitions.
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All parts of the earth where living things exist
biosphere
A consumer that eats only plant material
herbivore
A diagram that shows the flow of energy through a community (2 words)
food chain
All the members of a particular species that live in a defined area
population
An organism that lives in or on a host, which benefits while the host is harmed
parasite
An animal that hunts prey
predator
An animal that feeds exclusively on animal matter
carnivore
When there are no more individuals of a species alive anywhere in the world, the species is _______
extinct
An organism that can make its own food (is autotrophic)
producer
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The place where an organism lives
habitat
An organism that breaks down dead organic matter into simple molecules while it feeds
decomposer
All the populations that live in a particular area
community
An organism that has to feed on other organisms to obtain nutrition
consumer
An organism that feeds on both plant and animal matter
omnivore
An organism that causes ecological harm in an environment where it is not native (2 words)
invasive species
An organism that feeds on the flesh of animals it finds that are dead already
scavenger
A community of organisms and their habitat
ecosystem
At risk of going extinct in the near future
endangered
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