Appearance''Acavus haemastoma'' has a shell reaching a width of 38–46 mm. These land snails descend to the ground only at night. They feed on rotting fruits. Its shell is rose to dark brown in color, which sometimes white or dark lateral lines can be seen. Body is brown colored.
The species is known to feed on soft tissues of many garden plant fruits, and mosses, lichens as well.
Naming*''Acavus haemastoma fastuosa''
⤷ ''Acavus haemastoma haemastoma''
⤷ ''Acavus haemastoma melanotragus''
DistributionThis species is endemic to Sri Lanka. It is present in island's rainforest.
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