Can you identify this small but dramatic moth?

Asked June 9, 2016, 2:40 PM EDT

Found it flying around in our garage yesterday, and when it decided to rest on the car, we took a photo. It was less than an inch in length and width. We live in central PA. Thanks for your help!

Cumberland County Pennsylvania moth eight spotted forester moth black moth with white spots

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This is the Eight-spotted Forester moth (Alypia octomaculata). Here's some information about it: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Alypia-octomaculata

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