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meaning: "Varan face"
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
Diet: unavailable
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.

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