What are ecological pyramids alternatively called?
(a) Pyramid of age
(b) Eltonian pyramids
(c) Devonian pyramids
(d) Circular pyramids
I had been asked this question in a national level competition.
My doubt is from Ecological Pyramids in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12
Correct choice is (b) Eltonian pyramids
Easiest explanation: A graphical representation of the relationship between the individuals present in various trophic levels of a food chain is called an ecological pyramid. Ecological pyramids are alternatively called Eltonian pyramids. The ecological pyramids were formulated by Charles Elton in 1927.