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Two new species of the genus Oryctopterus (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae: Oryctopinae) from India, with some notes on biology

S. R. HIREMATH & K.D. PRATHAPAN

en European Journal of Taxonomy 748 (7) - Pages 108-137

Published on 07 May 2021

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.


Keywords :
Oriental Region, male genitalia, female genitalia, diet, behavior
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