Several species in this genus occur indoors, including Chelifer panzeri in attics, breweries, and stables; C. depressus occurs in houses in India; and C. scorpioides under wallpaper, and in hay and straw.

Booklouse, Chelifer cancroides (Fig. 18.9h) Adults are 46 mm long and brown to dark brown. The abdomen has 12 distinct segments (which appear as 11 segments) and is broadly attached to the cephalothorax. Pedipalps are long and enlarged apically. Adults and nymphs can move rapidly forwards, backwards, and sideways. This species occurs indoors where itpreys on mites, flies, bed bugs, caterpillars and other arthropods. They are most active from March to May.

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