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what are the different types of consumers ? explain

Asked by nathsantanukumar 27th April 2018, 10:00 PM
Answered by Expert

Types of Consumers:



Primary consumers (Herbivores)


  • They directly eat plants or their products as their food.
  • Examples: Deer, rabbit, etc.

Secondary consumers (Carnivores)


  • They capture their prey and eat it.
  • Examples: Tiger, wolf, etc.

Tertiary consumers (Large carnivores)

  • They capture smaller carnivores and eat them.
  • Examples: Snake, owl, etc.

Quartery consumers (Apex carnivores)

  • They prey on larger carnivores and feed on them.
  • Examples: Hawk, raccoon, etc.

Decomposers (Microconsumers)

  • They live on dead and decaying plant and animal bodies.
  • Examples: Kite, crow, etc.
Answered by Expert 28th April 2018, 11:59 AM
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