This name is a synonym of Phaeoceros butleri (Stephani) Udar & D.K. Singh.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 35202831) with original publication details: Sp. Hepat. 5: 986 1916.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-35202831, and has not been changed.