1. A son of Alector, and a descendant of Megapenthes, tlle son of Proetus.
He was king of Argos, and from him were deseended Eteoclus and Evadne, the wife of Capaneus. (Paus. 2.18.4
; Apollod. 3.7.1
; Schol. ad Pind. Ol.
He advised Polyneiees to induce Amphiaraus to take part in the expedition against Thebes, by giving the famous necklace to Eriphyle. (Apollod. 3.6.2
As lie lost his two children, he left his kingdom to Sthenelus, the son of Capaneus. (Paus. 2.18.4
; Eur. Supp. 1034