Definitions for "Primary Consumer"
A heterotrophic, herbivorous organism that feeds directly on a primary producer. Sea urchins are primary consumers as they feed on kelp.
Organism that feeds on all or part of plants (herbivore) or on other producers. Compare detritivore, omnivore, secondary consumer.
The second species in a food chain. Usually a grazer or herbivore
Keywords:  detritus, eat, chain, food, class
An organism that eats primary producers.
first class of animals in the food chain, which eat plants or detritus
Keywords:  pyramid, plant, green, bottom, deriving
This is an organism which is found near the very bottom of the food pyramid which consumes plant material. n
An organism deriving its energy directly from green plants.