The red giant - Indrella ampulla
These snails are common throughout the western ghats and can be seen in large numbers during the monsoons feasting on the fungi/mushroom that grows on the dead/living tree. It is native species and found only in the western ghats of India.
These are one of the largest snails in India. Unlike the invasive species of snails these snails don't destroy the plants instead as i said earlier will feed on fungi, thereby protecting the trees from parasitic fungi. These are snails bright red in color and rarely can be seen in pale yellowish red color.
''Indrella ampulla'' is a species of tropical terrestrial air-breathing gastropod mollusk in the family Ariophantidae.
This is the type species of the monotypic genus ''Indrella'', which is endemic to the Western Ghats of India.
This is the only species in the genus ''Indrella'', however the animal color is polymorphic: the visible soft parts of the snail can be various colors, including red and pale yellow.