It is confirmed by simulation that learned attributes (like responses to specific stimuli, or other aspects of behaviour) can be taken up into the genetic code base of a species.
The other day I was trying to find a particularly good example of this ever occurring in nature, but couldn't think of any.
I present the following possibility:
I want to write a lot more on the subject, and present the references from where I get this idea, and how it branches / fits with other observations, but am a bit busy, anyone care to opine? help?