Which of the following is an example of detritivore?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which of the following is an example of detritivore?
 
(a) Monkey
 
(b) Termites
 
(c) Elephant
 
(d) Flat-worm
 
I have been asked this question during an interview for a job.
 
My question is based upon Ecosystem in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right answer is (b) Termites
 
For explanation: Among the above-given options, a termite is one of the best examples of detritivores. They are essential as they keep the forests healthy. They feed on dead decaying plants and aerate the soil as they move through it.