|Named By:||Samuel Wendell Williston in 1914|
|Time Period:||Early Permian, 279.5-272.5 Ma|
|Location:||USA, Oklahoma - Garber Formation, Texas - Arroyo Formation|
|Size:||About 1 to 1.2 metes long|
|Fossil(s):||Several specimens, often of juveniles|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Synapsida | Pelycosauria | Varanopidae ||
Varanops is an extinct genus of Early Permian varanopid synapsid known from Texas and Oklahoma of the United States. It was first named by Samuel Wendell Williston in 1911 as a second species of Varanosaurus, Varanosaurus brevirostris. In 1914, Samuel W. Williston reassigned it to its own genus and the type species is Varanops brevirostris.