Maggots, Euglena, and Chlamydomonas Light Behavior
In an experiment, it was observed that when maggots are exposed to light, they move to dark areas. On the other hand, Euglena and Chlamydomonas move towards light.
(a) Name the type of response exhibited by the organisms
(b) State one advantage of the response shown by Euglena and Chlamydomonas.
(a) Phototactic/ Phototaxis/ Phototaxism
(b) To trap light energy for use in photosynthesis
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