Type species: shirakiana Matsumura.
The genus was suggested by Matsumura to be close to Nagoda Moore,
differing in wing shape and in having the male antennae filiform rather than
basally bipectinate. Both genera have the male with transparent or only lightly
scaled zones on both wings and a generally black colour. The females of type Nagodopsis
are unknown but those of nigricans Moore, the type species of Nagoda,
are larger than the male, with broader wings, fully scaled, and patterned
generally as in Narosa or Altha.
Two Bornean species are here assigned to Nagodopsis on the basis
of their Nagoda-like facies and filiform antennae (females are not
known). They are related to each other, sharing an apomorphic feature of the
genitalia, a gnathus with a rounded, scobinate apex. N. shirakiana is
very similar in facies to the new Bornean species, albipuncta.
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