This mountain species, Hemiplecta (Platymma) tweediei, are mostly recorded from Cameron Highlands. The body is coloured black and brick-red with a flattened, coal-black shell reaching nearly 3 inches in diameter
(Source: Malayan Animal Life).
We nearly stepped on this native pulmonate during the Water Trail reccee with WildAsia team to identify areas for our Plant-A-Tree programme. This programme is currently under development for WildAsia@Moonriver’s Rainforest Conservation & Restoration Programme.