He was a son-in-law of Hamilcar Barca and the father of the Hanno who commanded a portion of Hannibal's army at the passage of the Rhone (218 BC) and at the Battle of Cannae. This Bomilcar seems to have been one of the Carthaginian suffetes and to have presided in that assembly of the senate in which the second Punic war was resolved on.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
- see Gottling, Excurs, iii. ad Arist. Polit. p. 484 (cited by Smith)
- Polyb. iii. 33, 42 ; Liv. xxi. 18, 27, 28.) (cited by Smith)