This name is a synonym of Riccardia effusa (Stephani) E.A. Hodgs..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35192095) with original publication details: Sp. Hepat. 6: 25 1917.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35192095, and has not been changed.