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meaning: "Varan tooth"
Named By: E. C. Olsen in 1965
Time Period: Early Permian, 271 Ma
Location: USA, Oklahoma - Chickasha Formation
Size: About 1.2-1.4 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Skeletons of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Synapsida | Pelycosauria | Varanopidae | Varanodontinae |

Varanodon was a pelycosaur of the family Varanopidae. It reached a length of about 1.2 to 1.4 metres (3 ft 11 in to 4 ft 7 in). It lived during the early late Permian period.

Read more about Varanodon at Wikipedia
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