- Alector, son of Magnes and Meliboea, eponyms of Magnesia and the town of Meliboea respectively.
- Alector, the father of Leitus. Homer calls him "Alectryon", and Diodorus "Electryon", naming him among the sons of Itonus. According to John Tzetzes, Alector was also the father of Clonius, Arcesilaus and Prothoenor (his nephews according to Diodorus) by different mothers: he is said to have fathered Leitus with Polybule, Arcesilaus with Cleobule, Prothoenor with Arteis, and Clonius with Acteis.
- Alector of Elis, son of Epeius, brother of Hyrmine. He was allied with Phorbas of Thessaly. By Phorbas' daughter Diogeneia, he became father of Amarynceus.
- Alector, a son of Anaxagoras and father of Iphis, king of Argos. He was consulted by Polyneices as to the manner in which Amphiaraus might be compelled to take part in the expedition against Thebes.
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- Alector of Sparta, son of Argeus and Hegesandra, father of Iphiloche (or Echemela), who married Megapenthes, son of Menelaus.
- Schmitz, Leonhard (1867). "Alector (1) and (2)". In William Smith. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. 1. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. p. 109. Archived from the original on 2007-04-05.
- Eustathius on Homer, p. 338
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, 1. 9. § 16
- Homer, Iliad 17. 602
- Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 4. 63. 7
- Tzetzes, Allegoriae Iliadis, Prologue, 533–536
- Diodorus Siculus, Library of History, 4. 69. 2
- Eustathius of Thessalonica on Homer, pp. 303 & 1598
- Pseudo-Apollodorus, 3. 6. § 2
- Pausanias, Description of Greece 2. 18. § 4
- Homer, Odyssey 4. 10 with scholia
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