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organisms that obtain their carbon from inorganic sources sources (CO2)

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hetero-

organisms that obtain their carbon from organic sources

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organisms that obtain their energy from light

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chemo-

organisms that obtain their energy from chemicals

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photoautotrophs

organisms that depend on photosynthesis for energy and carbon

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chemoautotrophs

bacteria that obtain their energy by oxidation of inorganic substances and their carbon from inorganic sources (CO2)

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photoheterotrophs

organisms that obtain their energy from light and their carbon from organic sources

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chemoheterotrophs

organisms that obtain their energy from chemicals and their carbon from organic sources

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What are some examples of photoautotrophs?

plants, algae, and some bacteria

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What are some examples of chemoautotrophs?

some bateria

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What are some examples of photoheterotrophs?

some bacteria and mixotrophs

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What are some examples of chemoheterotrophs?

animals, fungi, some bacteria, and some protists