Fossil Ancestor (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption A fossil found in northeastern Brazil confirmed that the splay-footed cricket of today has at least a 100-million-year-old pedigree. Credit Hwaja Goetz Usage Restrictions Photo may be used only with stories about the research described in the news release. Please credit: Hwaja Goetz Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.