A hamadryad who was one day in great danger, as the oak-tree which she inhabited was undermined by a mountain torrent. Arcas, who was hunting in the neighborhood, discovered her situation, led the torrent in another direction, and secured the tree by a dam. Chrysopeleia became by him the mother of Elatus and Apheidas.
- Pseudo-Apollodorus. The Library iii, 9.1.
- Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.
- Tzetzes on Lycophron, 480.
This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.