1. A son of Ampyx or Ampycus by the nymph Chloris; and, because he was a seer, he is also called a son of Apollo by Himantis. (Hes. Scut. Here.
181; Val. Flac. 1.384; Stat. Theb. 3.521
; comp. Orph. Arq.
He was one of the Lapithae of Oechalia or Titaeron (Thessaly), and one of the Calydonian hunters.
He is also mentioned among the combatants at the wedding of Peirithous, and was a famous prophet among the Argonauts.
He was represented on the chest of Cypselus. (Pind. P. 4.336
; Apollon. 1.65
; Hyg. Fab. 14
; Ov. Met. 8.316
; Paus. 5.17.4
; Strab. ix. p.443
He is said to have died in Libya by the bite of a snake, and to have been buried there by the Argonauts.
He was afterwards worshipped as an oracular hero. (Apollon. 1.80
, &c.; Tzetz. ad Lyc.