A scorpaenid genus the following combination of characters: body strongly compressed and elongated, body width 10–24% of SL, body depth 28–40% of SL; 12 dorsal-fin spines; black blotches absent from lower part of caudal fin.
Author: Dianne J. Bray
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Dianne J. Bray, Pteroidichthys in Fishes of Australia, accessed 08 Mar 2021, http://184.108.40.206/home/genus/1275
Motomura, H. & Kanade, Y. 2015. Review of the scorpionfish genus Pteroidichthys (Scorpaenidae), with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa, 4057(4): 490–510.