A son of Poseidon. He was a king of the Laestrygones, and the mythical founder of Formiae in Latium. The family of Aelii Lamii in Rome traced the origins back to him.



  • Eustathius on Homer, p. 1649.
  • Homer. Odyssey x, 81.
  • Horace. Odes iii, 17, 1.
  • Ovid. Metamorphoses xiv, 223-319.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. London: Taylor, Walton, and Maberly.