A son of Abas, king of the Chalcidians in Euboea. He was the father of Elphenor who led the Euboans to Troy. Chalcodon was slain by Amphitryon in a battle against the Thebans, and his tomb was seen as late as the time of Pausanias.



  • Eustathius on Homer, p. 281.
  • Pausanias. Description of Greece viii, 15.6.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.