Species entities include many taxonomic levels from kingdom to various subspecies levels and cover non-plant taxa, including animals and fungi. Entities are currently limited to a selection of extant organisms, with a greater focus on macroscopic organisms.
A few example entities...
|eastern striped grasshopper|
|spaced snipe eel|
You can access the following properties for each entity...
Note: Wolfram entities represent physical entities as well as mathematical and other scientific concepts. Each entity type has a unique set of properties. Wolfram entity types and properties correspond to "data types" and "fields" in Excel.
Highlight data and click the Automatic button
Select cells or columns in a table with the text to convert, then select the Automatic button in the Data Types gallery of the Data tab. Wolfram's natural language understanding will recognize the entities and convert them.
Browse associated data
Select the Insert Data button that appears to browse a list of all available properties. Select one to insert data into your workbook. When you have data in a table, Excel will automatically fill the table for you. Wolfram has hundreds of expertly curated entities in Excel, encompassing the sciences, arts, culture, and more.
Automatically get data
Once converted to an entity, you can use key Excel features to work with data pulled from Wolfram. Sort and Filter data, or create formulas that reference an entity's properties and values.
Browse more information
Selecting the icon of a converted cell opens a card where you can find detailed data from Wolfram. This means you don't need to leave Excel to accomplish your goals.