|Name: Dolichopodidae sp.
Locality: The Baltic region
Showcase: Amber showcase
This is a family of rather small flies, they often display shining green or blue colours. In Norway some 200 species
are known. The Dolichopodidae are predators and most species are found in decaying plant material, e.g. in quiet swamps. Many species are known from
the Tertiary and more than 100 species are described from Baltic amber.