), a small island in the Tyrrhenian sea, the most westerly of the group now known as the Ponza Islands,
or Isole di Ponza.
It is between 3 and 4 miles long, and not more than a quarter of a mile broad; and was doubtless in ancient, as well as modern times, a dependency of the neighbouring and more considerable island of Pontia (Ponza
), from which it is only 5 miles distant. (Plin. Nat. 3.6. s. 12
; Mel. 2.7.18; Varr. R. R.