…is a species of tropical terrestrial pulmonate ariophantid gastropod that is endemic to the Western Ghats in India. This species is mainly noted for its red coloration but this coloration is polymorphic and it can be yellow, black, orange and white as well. Like other gastropods I. ampulla is mostly active at night and inhabits wet woodlands and rainforests. What constitutes its die is not well known but I. ampulla has been observed feeding on large fungi.
Images: L. Shyamal and Bisawajeet Rana