Eight new xanthic species of Telenominae Thomson, 1860 – six new species of Phanuromyia Dodd, 1914 and two new species of Telenomus Haliday, 1833 – are described from India. The new species are P. flaviabdominalis n. sp., P. levigatus n. sp., P. reticulata n. sp., P. rufocoxalis n. sp., P. shashikalae n. sp., P. tamaris n. sp., T. ekadanta n. sp. and T. elegans n. sp. This is the first time that xanthic Phanuromyia are being described from the Oriental region. A key for Indian species is given.