Can you give me a name? Solve each of the following riddles by writing the name of the organism and its mode of nutrition. One riddle is solved to help you. (a) I am tall but I cannot move. I am green and can prepare my own food. tree, autotroph (b) I live in water; people keep me in an aquarium and feed me. , (c) I am small and I can fly. I disturb your sleep, bite you and suck your blood which is my food. , (d) I am white and soft. I grow well in the rainy season. Children pluck me from the ground and admire me. I absorb nutrients from decomposed dead parts of plants and animals in the soil. ,.

(b) fish, heterotroph

A heterotroph is an organism that is unable to synthesize its own food, and therefore, has to rely on other sources, specifically plant and animal matter.

(c) mosquito, parasite

Parasites are an incredibly varied group of organisms that live within host cells. They are smaller than their host organism and reproduce faster by causing more damage to the host.

(d) mushroom, saprophyte

Saprophytes are the living organisms that live and feed on dead and decaying organisms. They are considered extremely important in soil biology.

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