In tropical rain forests, such as the Amazon in South America, decomposer organisms include certain species of worm, fungi, bacteria and small arthropods. Decomposers are also known as saprotrophs and obtain nutrients by... More »

In a tropical rainforest biome, some decomposers are insects, bacteria and fungi that live on the forest floor. Insects, such as leaf cutters, ants and termites, break down organic matter, such as leaves that fall on the... More »

Although the species involved vary greatly, most tropical rainforest food chains follow the same general pattern of producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers and decomposers. These food chains all begin with gree... More »

In a tropical rainforest biome, some decomposers are insects, bacteria and fungi that live on the forest floor. Insects, such as leaf cutters, ants and termites, break down organic matter, such as leaves that fall on the... More »

The biotic, or living, factors in the tropical rainforest include hundreds of thousands of species of plants, animals, bacteria and fungi. Rainforests are noteworthy for the incredible abundance of species that live in t... More »

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Some names of rainforests include the Southeast Asian Rainforest, Daintree Rainforest, Valdivian Temperate Rainforest, Congon Rainforest and Amazon. Some of these rainforests are not as dense as they used to be because o... More »

The habitats of arthropods range from the polar regions, to urban areas (including parks, gardens and buildings), temperate and coniferous forests, tropical forests and rain forests, and deserts and semi-deserts. Arthrop... More »