The 19th century classical scholar Friedrich Thiersch supposed that Pliny the Elder, in the words "Argius, Asopodorus," mis-translated his Greek authority, which had Ἀργεῖος Ἀσωπόδωρος, or "Asopodorus the Argive." But "Argius" is found as a Greek proper name in both the forms, Ἄργιος and Ἀργεῖος.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, Philip (1870). "Argius". In Smith, William (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. p. 280.