New species for 2014

A carnivorous mammal, a see-through snail and a microbe that can withstand even the most thorough cleanings are among this year’s top 10 new species identified by the SUNY-ESF International Institute for Species Exploration, announced in honor of 18th century botanist Carolus Linnaeus’s May 23 birthday. Check ’em all out below.

(Spoiler alert: They’re all awesome. #Science)