Fulgentius ibid. 52 (p. 566): Alucinare means to dream
falsely, and is derived from alucitae, which we call conopes (mosquitoes). As Petronius Arbiter says,“
For the mosquitoes (alucitae) were troubling my
Petronius Arbiter. Petronius. Michael Heseltine. London. William Heinemann. 1913.
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