Samples from wells in the coastal region of the département Var (France), from Mallorca and from a cave in Formentera (Balearic islands) contained among other amphipods species belonging to the genus Salentinella Ruffo; the status of the specimens from Var and from Mallorca is discussed. Salentinella formenterae n. sp. is described from Formentera and some remarks on the discriminating features used within the genus are given.