photoautotroph


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photoautotroph

[‚fōd·ō′ȯd·ō‚träf]
(ecology)
An autotroph that uses energy from light to produce organic molecules.
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Molecular indicators of redox and marine photoautotroph composition in the late Middle Ordovician of Iowa, USA // Org.
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These include diverse microborings attributable to green algae and cyanobacteria; these photoautotrophs indicate a relatively strong light source, suggestive of shallow euphotic zone III (e.