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 50252352) with original publication details: Z. Sukkulentenk. 3(4): 75–77, unnumbered f. 1927-1928.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:150995-2.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-50252352, and has not been changed.