Mistletoe Moth Comocrus behriThis large handsome moth was feeding on eucalypt nectar at dusk . It had distinctive scarlet body marking and a scarlet tail tuft. Unfortunately the light was fading and a breeze blowing causing my picture to blur. There were several of these in the tree at Ruffy and Lesley reports them emerging from cocoons in Whiteheads Creek . Lesleys tip that it was a ‘day moth’ helped me ID it , also it holds its wings flat when resting unlike butterflies that hold their wings together over their body when taking a break.