Photoheterotroph vs. Photoautotroph

Photoheterotroph vs. Photoautotroph — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Photoheterotroph and Photoautotroph


A heterotrophic organism that uses light for energy but cannot use carbon dioxide as its sole carbon source and thus uses organic compounds from the environment.


(biology) an organism, such as all green plants, that can synthesize its own food from inorganic material using light as a source of energy