The daughter of Eryx, the despot of Sicania. She was seduced by Heracles but he refused to take her with him, but left her with child in the care of his friend Lycortas, who lived at Phegia. Having been brought up here, Echephron and Promachus, the sons of Heracles and the Sicanian woman, changed the name of Phegia to Psophis, the name of their mother.



  • Pausanias. Description of Greece viii, 24.2.