Abstract. M.-P. Grasso.- Presence of Ophrys sphegodes subsp. praecox in Southern Sardinia [Natural. belges (Orchid. 5) 73 (1992).- 143-144]. Up to this time, the mentions concerning Ophrys sphegodes subsp. praecox referres only to the northern part of Sardinia and in the environs of Bonifacio, in Corsica. A population from the southern part of Sardinia is described.