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- The moth genus Amathes is nowadays usually included in Xestia.
Amathes (Ancient Greek: Ἀμάθης) was in Greek mythology a son of Heracles, from whom the town of Amathus in Cyprus was believed to have derived its name. According to some traditions, however, its name was derived from Amathusa, the mother of Cinyras.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1867). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
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