This name is a synonym of Mammillaria stella-de-tacubaya Heese.
The record derives from Tropicos
(data supplied on 2012-04-18)
which reports it as a synonym (record 50186406) with original publication details: Nov. Gen. Sp. Ind. 1905: 443 1905.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50186406, and has not been changed.