ABSTRACT: Thirty-five Late Permian ostracode species are reported from subsurface samples of the David-1 and Emunah-1 wells in Israel, including the new species Arqoviella piscatoris, Arqoviella davidensis and Richterina? sylvieae. Together with previously recorded species, the total number of Late Permian ostracodes from Israel now amounts to forty-four. Similar taxa are reportedmainly from Hungary, Greece, Oman and Turkey. The local ostracode zone is renamed the Sargentina (P) Assemblage Zone. The fauna indicates a normal marine, shelf environment of deposition.