During my recent visit to Paris Mr. Ant. Grouvelle has had the courtesy to offer me from his collection a unique specimen of a very interesting new species of the genus Helota. This specimen, a female, was captured by Mr. Bouchard, one of his correspondents, in the mountainous regions of Palembang (Sumatra). At the request of Mr. Grouvelle I dedicate this species to its fortunate discoverer, calling it