A son of Hermes and Antianeira at Alope.1 He was a twin-brother of Erytus or Eurytus, together with whom he took part in the Calydonian hunt, and in the expedition of the Argonauts, in which, as the son of Hermes, he acted the part of a cunning spy.



  1. Hyginus. Fabulae, 14; Apollonius Rhodius. Argonautica i, 56.


  • Ovid. Metamorphoses viii, 311; comp. Orphic. Argonautica, 134, where his mother is called Laothoë.
  • Pindar. Pythian Odes iv, 179.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.

This article incorporates text from Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology (1870) by William Smith, which is in the public domain.