Temporal range: Middle Cambrian
|Reconstruction of Burgessochaeta setigera|
Conway Morris, 1979
Burgessochaeta is an extinct genus of polychaete annelid from the Middle Cambrian. Its fossils have been found in the Burgess Shale in British Columbia, Canada. 189 specimens of Burgessochaeta are known from the Greater Phyllopod bed, where they comprise 0.36% of the community.
- The Crucible of Creation: The Burgess Shale and the Rise of Animals by Simon Conway-Morris
- "Burgessochaeta setigera". Burgess Shale Fossil Gallery. Virtual Museum of Canada. 2011.
- Burgessochaeta in the Paleobiology Database
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