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In Greek mythology, Hippomedon was one of the Seven Against Thebes and father of Polydorus. His father was either Talaus, the father of Adrastus, or Aristomachus, his brother, and his mother may have been Metidice, Adrastus' sister. He lived either at Mycenae or near the lake Lerne in Peloponessus. In Aeschylus' tragedy Seven Against Thebes, Hippomedon is one of the seven champions who attack the seven gates of Thebes. Aeschylus describes him as very large and powerful. He bears a fire-breathing typhon on his shield and attacks the gate of Athena Onca, but is killed in the battle by Ismarus.


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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Amphipoda
Subordo: Gammaridea
Superfamilia: Lysianassoidea
Familia: Lysianassidae
Genus: Hippomedon
Species: H. abyssi - H. adentatus - H. ambiguus - H. antitemplado - H. benthedii - H. bidentatus - H. brevicaudatus - H. coecus - H. columbianus - H. concolor - H. denticulatus - H. denturus - H. frigidus - H. geelongi - H. gorbunovi - H. granulosa - H. hake - H. holbollii - H. hurleyi - H. iugum - H. keldyshi - H. kergueleni - H. kurilious - H. longimanus - H. manene - H. massilensis - H. matikuku - H. minusculus - H. nasutus - H. oculatus - H. pensacola - H. propinquus - H. reticulatus - H. robustus - H. rodericki - H. rylovi - H. serratipes - H. serratus - H. striolatus - H. subrobustus - H. tasmanicus - H. tenax - H. terex - H. tunisiacus - H. vao - H. whero - H. zetesimus

References

  • Kilgallen, N.M. 2009: New species of lysianassoid Amphipoda (Crustacea) associated with seamounts, marine canyons and cold seeps of New Zealand. Zootaxa, 2298: 1-30. Abstract & excerpt

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