Introduced Pest: Giant African Snail, Achatina fulica
These were spotted plenty in a few places in between Malinagar to Malshiras.
A large Giant African Land Snail 非洲大蝸牛 (Achatina fulica), shell is over 4" in length + body of about 3" in length.
a copulating pair.
land snail, found in rain forest
I have never seen a snail like this. Is this a species of snail with translucent shell or just a condition of common 非洲大蝸牛 Giant African Land Snail (Achatina fulica)?
light brown to red-brown gradation. red-brown and peach-brown alternating color on the shell. dark black-brown color inside.
A snail with light brown color on the center and black-brown color at each side. It has two long antena and two short antena below. Its bottom is white
Dark and light brown in color. The size of a small ball. Found in a forest area after rain.
Achatina fulica is a species of land snail in the family Achatinidae known commonly as the giant African snail or giant African land snail. It thrives in many types of habitat in areas with mild climates, it feeds voraciously and vectors plant pathogens, causing severe damage to agricultural crops and native plants, it competes with native snail taxa, it is a nuisance pest of urban areas, and it spreads human disease. It is listed as one...