The Ilxians are a race of spacefaring aliens with deep, dark eyes and tentacly heads. They are about the same size as the average Cybertronian. They are apparently friendly to (or at least non-hostile towards) the Autobots.
IDW Generation One comics
The Ilxian star trawler Yar picked up a near-death Blaster, who had been left floating in space. Captain Ku'arn then got in contact with the Autobot Orbital Command Hub and returned the missing communicator.