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In some ways tangent to what you are asking, but many cases of classical Allée effects (Allée & Bowen, 1932, Drake & Kramer, 2011) should be relevant, especially after your clarification in the comments. One famous, early example of species collapse and extinction in a colony living species is the Passenger pigeon. This was an extremely common North ...
For the best way to tell them apart, see this guide: http://www.cdc.gov/dengue/resources/30Jan2012/comparisondenguevectors.pdf Specifically, it seems that the silver pattern on the torso is different (lyre-shaped for Yellow Fever Mosquito, more linear for Asian Tiger Mosquito). Location is probably also an important determinant.
It's carpet beetle larvae. It's a serious pest, right behind the bedbug. The larvae were found on an old mattress. I found about 4 more afterwards.
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