This name is a synonym of Dactylorhiza maculata subsp. elodes (Griseb.) Soó.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-23)
which reports it as a synonym (record 55504) with original publication details: Naturalistes Belges 71: 101 1990.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:973574-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-55504.