This name is a synonym of Riccardia pembaiensis (Stephani) Hürl..
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35200644) with original publication details: Sp. Hepat. 6: 37 1917.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35200644, and has not been changed.