Son of Heracles
Third son of Heracles  (or Zeus: Diod. 2,43,3) and Echidna, brother of Agathyrsus and Gelonus . Is the only son able to accomplish the task, set by his father, of drawing his bow and putting on his belt, and so becomes the king of Hylaea and the eponym of the Scythae (Hdt. 4,8-10; Steph. Byz. s. v. Σκύθαι; IG 1293 A 95 f.; cf. Sen. Herc. f. 533; Sen. Herc. Oetaeus 157).
1 A. Nercessian, s. v. S. (1), LIMC 7.1, 794.