Rhiostoma chupingense – rare

Species: Rhiostoma chupingense

Author: Tomlin, 1938

Locality: Perlis, Malaysia

Size: 25.9mm

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Self-collected at the small hill probably 1/10 of the hill left, from the type locality in Chuping. Below the hill is a futsal court, and just probably 1km of natural forest left. Signs of burning and camping. Looks bleak for these snails. Only found 10 adult specimens after a 3 hour search.