Hoverfly interacting with Hogweed inflorescence

Hoverfly interacting with Hogweed inflorescence

Observation - Hoverfly interacting with Hogweed inflorescence. Description: Eyes spaced – so a female I think. Is the striped structure at the end of the abdomen an ovipositor?

Eyes spaced – so a female I think. Is the striped structure at the end of the abdomen an ovipositor?