A daughter of Epopeus, king of Lesbos, or, according to others, of Nycteus. Pursued and dishonored by her amorous father, she concealed herself in the shade of forests, where she was metamorphosed by Athena into an owl.
- Hyginus. Fabulae, 204.
- Lutatius Placidus on Statius' Thebaid iii, 507.
- Ovid. Metamorphoses ii, 590.
- Servius on Virgil's Georgics i, 403.
- 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.