Dr. GEORG HAAS, Jerusalem, kindly submitted to me for examination some specimens of a Truncatellina species found at Aquabella, about 15 km west of Jerusalem, Palestine. The locality is a small, probably artificial, oak-forest near ruins of a crusade building. The species was found under dead leaves together with Pleurodiscus erdeli (Roth), Pilorcula raymondi (Bourguignat), Retinella nitelina (Bourguignat), and Retinella camelina (Bourguignat), which are all extremely hygrophile species. To the best of my knowledge the species was hitherto unknown. In honour of the collector I propose the name