A son of Sthenelus, king of the Ligurians, and a friend and relation of Phaethon. He was the father of Cinyras and Cupauo. While he was lamenting the fate of Phaeton on the banks of the Eridanus, he was metamorphosed by Apollo into a swan, and placed among the stars.



  • Ovid. Metamorphoses ii, 366 ff.
  • Servius on Virgil's Aeneid x, 189.