The genus Oryctopterus Karny, 1937 (Orthoptera, Stenopelmatidae, Oryctopinae) is reported from India for the fi rst time and two new species, Ot. varuna sp. nov.and Ot. yeshwanthi sp. nov.are described. Male and female external genitalia of Ot. varuna sp. nov.and female genitalia of Ot. yeshwanthi sp. nov. are fi gured and described. Notes on seasonality, food habits and behavior of Ot. varuna sp. nov. are provided.